Wealth can be a substitute for love

American scientists have found that material possessions do not play a role in the lives of people who experience a strong sense of love, according to The Time.Experts from New Hampshire and Yale University studied the effect of love on the need for material goods, but also found substitutes whether lone expensive purchase lyubov.Amerikanskie scientists have found that material possessions do not play a role in the lives of people who experience a strong sense of love, according to The Time.Experts from New Hampshire and Yale University studied the effect of love on the need for material goods, but also found replaces expensive purchase if lone love.

In the experiment, researchers interviewed 185 people, whose average age was 35 years.The volunteers were asked to perform several tasks.People from one part of the group set the goal: to remember a time when they felt the support and care from a loved one.

Another part of the subjects were asked to think about pleasant pastime, for example, remember the

dinner at an expensive restaurant.After they were required to name the price at which they bought the home blankets.Group recalls restaurant, blankets appreciated an average of 173 dollars.But those who remembered that they are loved, appreciated their blankets $ 33.

consolidate the results of experts decided by repeated the experiment with the participation of 98 students aged 21 years.To do this, they focused on the business and psychological properties.At first the group was asked to complete a questionnaire.The questionnaire was drawn up so as to understand the degree of emotion during the proximity with other people, what words evoke associations of volunteers being in love.

Then the participants were given a pen with the university logo.After explaining that they now belong to the test, and students can sell them for the price anywhere from $ 0.25 to 9.75.The expert asked the students to tell you how much they would be willing to part with their newfound Stationery.As a result, it was found that students whose association with the emotions were associated with relationships, assessed their handles an average of $ 3.23.In contrast, the group that simply listed the positive emotions, hung a price tag of 4.11 dollars.

"The results of our experiment proves the fact of possession of property gives people a sense of security and comfort, but if people love it for him all the material things are falling in price, they are driven by emotion only." - Says a study by Edward Lemay, a professor of psychology.