TITLE

BORN TO SHOW OFF

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Katie
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);6/15/2009 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 24, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the ideas presented by evolutionary psychologist Geoffrey Miller in his book "Spent." This book describes the possible evolutionary advantages posed by consumption that demonstrates conscientiousness and agreeableness in addition to more conspicuous forms of consumption. A trend in consumption favoring organic and fair-trade goods, which appears to confirm Miller's ideas, is noted.
ACCESSION #
42411777

 

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