DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1041.2017.00783

Acta Psychologica Sinica (心理学报) 2017/49:6 PP.783-793

The intrinsic mechanism of life history trade-offs: The mediating role of control striving

This research integrates the life history theory and motivational theory of life-span development by exploring the intrinsic mechanism of life history trade-offs. Empirical work consists of two studies, both of which demonstrate the fact that control striving should be the intrinsic mechanism of life history trade-offs.

Key words:life history theory,life history trade-offs,intrinsic mechanism,control striving,mediating effect

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