Society for Consumer Psychology

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Utilize the latest consumer psychology research below in your classroom.
Download slides and supporting documents from colleagues in the field.
The information is free to use for academic and training purposes.

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SCP is dedicated to supporting educational initiatives that promote consumer psychology in the classroom. From early exposure in secondary school to undergraduate and graduate opportunities, SCP seeks to partner with teachers to provide the tools they need to succeed.

Below, you’ll find slides and materials on various topics taken from JCP published research. We hope that it provides for engaging discussion and creative outcomes.

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Automated gender bias: How Algorithms contribute in the marketplace

Slides covering examples, research questions, methodology, results, and potential ethical implications.

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Consumer impatience: How feedback affects consumer decisions

Slides covering background, research question, theoretical framework, and a deeper look at the studies.

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Sting of Disposal: Product purgatories may help with disposal

Slides covering an overview of the research, a description of product purgatories, and experiments designed to evaluate the research objectives 

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Social Movements: How Do Successful Social Movements Come about

Slides covering how social movements grow, a framework for success, case study of Black Lives Matter, and questions for reflection.

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Scale Use & Abuse: Best Practices in the Deployment of Scales

Slides covering scale usage in publications, how to prevent faulty measurement, validation, and deployment.

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Anthropomorphism: When and Why Food Anthropomorphism Negatively Affects Consumption

Slides covering background, effects, methods, studies, key results, and takeaways from consumer response to anthropomorphism in food.

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Secret Behaviors: Secret Consumer Behaviors in Close Relationships

Slides covering what behaviors people keep secret, who they keep it from, and how that affects relationships, as well as takeaways for consumers and marketers.

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Gender Influences: Role in Product Preferences and Restoring Social Equalities

Slides covering behaviors of consumers as it relates to gender equality, study overviews, and implications of the findings.