Advice to My Younger Self

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Description: This project assesses advice people would offer their younger selves if they could. Assessment is from the perspective of self discrepancy theory. Researchers are earning Open Science Badges for participation for their article in press.


Abstract: If we could go back and give ourselves advice to keep from making a mistake, most of us would probably take that opportunity. Using Higgins’ (1987) self-discrepancy theory as a theoretical framework, in two studies US workers on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, who were at least 30 years of age, indicated what their advice to their younger selves would be, what pivotal event was influential for...


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