Tim Kasser on Well-being and Materialism

Tim Kasser discusses the relationship between materialistic values and well-being.  In particular, he discusses whether materialism always has a negative impact on well-being, and if materialistic values can change over time.  You can view the two papers discussed in the video here:

The Relationship Between Materialism and Personal Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis

Changes in materialism, changes in psychological well-being: Evidence from three longitudinal studies and an intervention experiment