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Balanced Time Perspective: Many Questions and Some Answers

  • Antanas Kairys
  • Audronė Liniauskaitė
  • Albinas Bagdonas
  • Vilmantė Pakalniškienė
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Abstract

Balanced time perspective is one of the areas in time perspective research that attracts the most attention. This implies that it might be one of the mechanisms underlying well-being. Moreover, conducted analysis allows for the conclusion that there are at least two reliable ways to recognize the balanced time perspective: the method of profiles and the method of deviation from balanced time perspective. In addition, there are indications that other time perspective profiles exist, with the best investigated among them being negative time perspective profile. Despite considerable interest in this field, many issues regarding the balanced time perspective remain unaddressed. Further investigation should focus on examining the dynamic nature of the balanced time perspective, as well as the nature and significance of other suggested time perspective profiles.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antanas Kairys
    • 1
  • Audronė Liniauskaitė
    • 2
  • Albinas Bagdonas
    • 1
  • Vilmantė Pakalniškienė
    • 1
  1. 1.Vilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania
  2. 2.Klaipėda UniversityKlaipėdaLithuania

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