Knox Professor Looks at Ambition in Young Adults

f-2018-01-12-kasser-nairobiFrom: Daily Nation (Nairobi, Kenya)

Research by Knox College professor Tim Kasser is noted in Daily Nation in Nairobi.

In a column on values held by young adults around the world, the newspaper discusses “studies [that] overwhelmingly reveal that exclusively extrinsic goals [such as wealth and status] sabotage our health… Research, especially by Tim Kasser, a professor of psychology at Knox College, shows that ‘pursuit of external values like money, possessions and social status leads to reduced well-being and increased distress.'” Read more…