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Compared to Dematerialized Money, Cash Increases Impatience in Intertemporal Choice
Mansur Khamitov
The Preference-Signaling Effect of Search
Xin Ge, Neil Brigden, Gerald Häubl
  • Advertisers: Step away from the megaphone and let consumers decide: The Globe and Mail - September 25, 2014
If money doesn't make you happy, then you probably aren't spending it right
Elizabeth W. Dunna, Daniel T. Gilbertb, Timothy D. Wilson
Bridging the gap between joint and individual decisions: Deconstructing preferences in relationships
Margarita Gorlin, Ravi Dhar
  • Interview with Margaret Gorlin on research on joint decision making published in JCP in 2012: Impact Magazine
Slim by design: Redirecting the accidental drivers of mindless overeating
Brian Wansink, Pierre Chandon
  • Interview with Brian Wansink and Pierre Chandon on their recent paper published in JCP: Impact Magazine
Use does not wear ragged the fabric of friendship: Thinking of objects as alive makes people less willing to replace them
Jesse Chandler, Norbert Schwarz
To have in order to do: Exploring the effects of consuming experiential products on well-being
Darwin A. Guevarra, Ryan T. Howell
The Dieter's Paradox
Chernev, Alexander
Acts of emptying promote self-focus: A perceived resource deficiency perspective
Liat Levontin, Danit Ein-Gar, Angela Y. Lee
Interview with professor Hazel Rose Markus on her keynote at SCP Annual Conference: How cross-cultural psychology can help marketers - Impact Magazine - July, 2014
The effect of food toppings on calorie estimation and consumption
Ying Jiang, Jing Lei
Better Moods for Better Eating?: How Mood Influences Food Choice
Meryl P. Gardner, Brian Wansink, Junyong Kim, Se-Bum Park
Warmth and conformity: The effects of ambient temperature on product preferences and financial decisions
Xun (Irene) Huang, Meng Zhang, Michael K. Hui, Robert S. Wyer Jr.
Better moods for better eating?: How mood influences food choice
Meryl P. Gardner, Brian Wansink, Junyong Kim, Se-Bum Park (2014)
Taking a shine to it: How the preference for glossy stems from an innate need for water
Katrien Meert, Mario Pandelaere, Vanessa M. Patrick (2013)
In search of a surrogate for touch: The effect of haptic imagery on perceived ownership
Joann Peck, Victor A. Barger, Andrea Webb (2013)
An integrative review of sensory marketing: Engaging the senses to affect perception, judgment and behavior
Aradhna Krishna (2013)
Package size and perceived quality: The intervening role of unit price perceptions
Dengfeng Yan, Jaideep Sengupta, Robert S. Wyer Jr. (2013)
The Imbibing Idiot Bias: Consuming Alcohol Can be Hazardous to Your (Perceived) Intelligence
Scott I. Rick, Maurice E. Schweitzer (2013)
What a feeling! Touching sexually laden stimuli makes women seek rewards
Anouk Festjens, Sabrina Bruyneel, Siegfried Dewitte (2013)
The Temperature Premium: Warm Temperatures Increase Product Valuation
Yonat Zwebner, Leonard Lee, Jacob Goldenberg (2014)
Tablets, Touchscreens, and Touchpads: How Varying Touch Interfaces Trigger Psychological Ownership and Endowment
S. Adam Brasel and James Gips (2013)
Popcorn in the cinema: Oral interference sabotages advertising effects
Sascha Topolinski, Sandy Lindner, Anna Freudenberg (2013)
Fundamental motives: How evolutionary needs influence consumer behavior
Vladas Griskevicius and Douglas Kenrick (2013)
Does brand spelling influence memory? The case of auditorily presented brand names
David Luna, Marina Carnevale, Dawn Lerman (2013)
Satiation from sensory simulation: Evaluating foods decreases enjoyment of similar foods
Jeffrey S. Larson, Joseph P. Redden, Ryan S. Elder (2013)
The IKEA effect: When labor leads to love
Michael I. Norton, Daniel Mochon, Dan Ariely (2012)
  • NPR - February 6, 2013
Can Supporting a Cause Decrease Donations and Happiness?: The Cause Marketing Paradox
Aradhna Krishna (2011)
Imagining Thin: Why Vanity Sizing Works
Aydinoglu, Nilufer and Aradhna Krishna (2012)
  • NPR - September 26, 2012
Calories, beauty, and ovulation: The effects of the menstrual cycle on food and appearance-related consumption
Saad & Stenstrom (2012)
Easier Is Not Always Better: The Moderating Role of Processing Type on Preference Fluency
Nielsen, Jesper and Jennifer Edson Escalas (2010)
  • CNN - February 4, 2012
Why brands should fear fearful consumers: How attachment style predicts retaliation
Matthew Thomson, Jodie Whelan, and Allison R. Johnson (2012)
The broad embrace of luxury: Hedonic potential as a driver of brand extendibility
Henrik Hagtvedt, Vanessa M. Patrick (2009)
  • Time - August 5, 2009