The pace of life

@article{Bornstein1976ThePO,
  title={The pace of life},
  author={Marc H. Bornstein and HELEN G. Bornstein},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1976},
  volume={259},
  pages={557-559}
}
THE specific effects of population pressure on the quality of everyday life should be of pressing social and policy concern; and although population studies have proliferated in the behavioural sciences, research has focused primarily on fertility-related behaviours1,2. Moreover, the few social scientists interested in the relationship of the numbers of humans to individual human behaviour have been puzzled by a dearth of clear-cut effects3. This study reports preliminary analyses from a larger… 

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