Examining the Link Between Predicted Identity Change and Future Well-Being

Feeling disconnected from the future self is associated with choices that may provide present benefits and future detriments, though no work has examined whether such negative future outcomes actually arise. Using a 10-year longitudinal dataset, we demonstrate that greater predicted identity change is associated with less wellbeing ten years later.



Citation:

Joseph Reiff, Hal Hershfield, and Jordi Quoidbach (2018) ,"Examining the Link Between Predicted Identity Change and Future Well-Being", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 237-241.

Authors

Joseph Reiff, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Hal Hershfield, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Jordi Quoidbach, ESADE Business School, Spain



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018



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