Values Stability and Change in Adulthood: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study of Rank-Order Stability and Mean-Level Differences

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dc.contributor.author Milfont, Taciano en
dc.contributor.author Milojev, P en
dc.contributor.author Sibley, Christopher en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-10T02:49:08Z en
dc.date.available 2016-02-11 en
dc.date.issued 2016-05 en
dc.identifier.citation Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, May 2016, 42 (5), 572 - 588 en
dc.identifier.issn 0146-1672 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31537 en
dc.description.abstract Recent studies have examined whether values change across time. The present study investigates both rank-order stability and mean-level differences in core values-and whether age and sex moderate stability and change-over 3 years using a national probability sample (from 25 to 75 years;N= 3,962). Value priorities were highly stable, except for Conservation values among women, which peaked in stability at age 50 and decreased afterward. Older adults and women placed greater emphasis on values relating to the welfare of others and preservation of traditional practices and stability (Self-Transcendence and Conservation values). Younger individuals and men tended to more highly value the pursuit of status and power, and independent thought and behavior (Self-Enhancement and Openness to Change). The results are consistent with a life span perspective on values development and indicate values may change slowly throughout life as a reflection of biological and psychological maturation. en
dc.description.uri https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27029575 en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language English en
dc.publisher SAGE en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin en
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dc.title Values Stability and Change in Adulthood: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study of Rank-Order Stability and Mean-Level Differences en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0146167216639245 en
pubs.issue 5 en
pubs.begin-page 572 en
pubs.volume 42 en
dc.description.version VoR - Version of Record en
dc.identifier.pmid 27029575 en
pubs.author-url http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0146167216639245 en
pubs.end-page 588 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 526158 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Psychology en
dc.identifier.eissn 1552-7433 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-01-10 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2016-03-30 en
pubs.dimensions-id 27029575 en


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