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5 Ways to Turn an Embarrassing Failure into a Giant Success
August 7, 2015

Failure often leads to feelings of inadequacy, and the way you deal with those feelings can play a big role in how you recover from your blunders. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that attempts to compensate for feelings of inadequacy can actually backfire.

Perils of Compensatory Consumption: Within-Domain Compensation Undermines Subsequent Self-Regulation
by Monika Lisjak, Andrea Bonezzi, Soo Kim, Derek D. Rucker
Story ImageTIME
The Benefits of Spending Time Alone, According to Science
July 28, 2015

People decide to not do things all the time just because they’re alone. But the thing is, they would probably be happier going out and doing something. An article in the Journal of Consumer Research covers five studies on the subject of solo activities.

Inhibited from Bowling Alone
by Rebecca K. Ratner, Rebecca W. Hamilton
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Friends And Envy: When Your Friends Have More--and When They Have Less
July 25, 2015

Whatever we know, or think we know, about other people's finances is largely speculative but this may lead many of us to spend beyond our means, whether to keep up with others or project a certain status, or simply out of unconcern for the concept of debt. A study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that when subjects were made to feel a lack of social power, they were willing to pay more for high-status goods, presumably to compensate for lower status.

Desire to Acquire: Powerlessness and Compensatory Consumption
by Derek D. Rucker, Adam D. Galinsky
Story ImageTIME
5 Weird Ways Ovulation Can Affect Your Body
July 18, 2015

Evolutionarily, it makes sense that a woman’s libido goes up during the time of the month she’s most fertile. But ovulating women don’t just consciously think more about sex; it’s on their mind in sneakier ways as well. According to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research, during ovulation women may be more likely to unconsciously buy and wear sexier clothing.

Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior
by Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, Norman P. Li
Story ImagePsychology Today
Six Ways to Get What You Want without Whining
July 4, 2015

There are many situations in life where adults legitimately should be able to voice their complaints to others. Unfortunately, because we associate complaining with whining, we may not be able to voice those complaints at all or in a way that will guarantee some type of corrective action. However, humorous complaining can have beneficial effects because it softens the overall negative tone of a complaint.

Humorous Complaining
by A. Peter McGraw, Caleb Warren, Christina Kan
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Observador (Portugal)
The Effect of Price on Preference Consistency Over Time
Kelly Kiyeon Lee, Min Zhao
Aug 24Hombres evitan volverse vegetarianos
Imagen del Golfo (Mexico)
Is Meat Male? A Quantitative Multimethod Framework to Establish Metaphoric Relationships
Paul Rozin, Julia M. Hormes, Myles S. Faith, Brian Wansink
Aug 205 Facts About Buyer's Remorse That Will Help You Shop More Wisely & Avoid Guilt
Bustle
The Effect of Price on Preference Consistency Over Time
Kelly Kiyeon Lee, Min Zhao
Aug 17Pop Idle: In the competitive world of vlogging, it's share and share for likes
newstalk 106-108 FM (Ireland)
Extended Self in a Digital World
Russell W. Belk
Aug 17It's Time We Re-Define Success
LinkedIn Today
Perils of Compensatory Consumption: Within-Domain Compensation Undermines Subsequent Self-Regulation
Monika Lisjak, Andrea Bonezzi, Soo Kim, Derek D. Rucker
Aug 13No vas a poder creer: las 13 maldiciones de los nombres
Contexto (Argentina)
The Last Name Effect: How Last Name Influences Acquisition Timing
Carlson and Conard
Aug 13Plate and Utensil Sizes Affect How Much People Think They Should Eat, Study Says
The Daily Meal
Plate Size and Color Suggestibility: The Delboeuf Illusion’s Bias on Serving and Eating Behavior
Koert Van Ittersum, Brian Wansink
Aug 12Small Forks Make You Eat More, and 4 Other Ways Utensils Affect Your Intake
STACK News
The Influence of Bite Size on Quantity of Food Consumed: A Field Study
Arul Mishra, Himanshu Mishra, Tamara M. Masters
Jul 318 perguntas para saber se o seu cérebro é feliz
Observador (Portugal)
Happiness from Ordinary and Extraordinary Experiences
Amit Bhattacharjee, Cassie Mogilner
Jul 29Cambio de costumbres: los beneficios de salir solo
La Noticia Digital (Argentina)
Inhibited from Bowling Alone
Rebecca K. Ratner, Rebecca W. Hamilton
Jul 29Cambio de costumbres: los beneficios de salir solo
InfoBAE.com
Inhibited from Bowling Alone
Rebecca K. Ratner, Rebecca W. Hamilton
Jul 24Slices of Life - I have an opinion about that
Traer Star-Clipper
Are Close Friends the Enemy? Online Social Networks, Self-Esteem, and Self-Control
Keith Wilcox, Andrew T. Stephen
Jul 23Social network use momentarily enhances self-esteem which reduces self-control
Burke County Tribune
Are Close Friends the Enemy? Online Social Networks, Self-Esteem, and Self-Control
Keith Wilcox, Andrew T. Stephen
Jul 22Wissenschaftlich erwiesen: Café-Klang macht kreativ
literaturcafe.de
Is Noise Always Bad? Exploring the Effects of Ambient Noise on Creative Cognition
Ravi Mehta, Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Amar Cheema
Jul 21In tight money times, parents favor daughters over sons
MyCentralJersey.com
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
Jul 185 Weird Ways Ovulation Can Affect Your Body
TIME Moneyland
Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, Norman P. Li
Jul 17Those on a tight budget choose material goods over experiences
CreditCards.com
Seeking Lasting Enjoyment with Limited Money: Financial Constraints Increase Preference for Material Goods over Experiences
Stephanie M. Tully, Hal E. Hershfield, Tom Meyvis
Jul 15Zaboravite na muškarce, ovo su provodi koje morate isprobati - same!
Vecernji list
Inhibited from Bowling Alone
Rebecca K. Ratner, Rebecca W. Hamilton
Jul 135 Weird Ways Ovulation Can Affect Your Body
Health
Ovulation, Female Competition, and Product Choice: Hormonal Influences on Consumer Behavior
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Sarah E. Hill, Carin Perilloux, Norman P. Li
Jul 8How can CSR benefit everyone - the company, the consumer and the cause?
FoodNavigator.com
Doing Well by Doing Good: The Benevolent Halo of Corporate Social Responsibility
Alexander Chernev, Sean Blair
Jul 8How can CSR benefit everyone - the company, the consumer and the cause?
FoodNavigator.com
Doing Well by Doing Good: The Benevolent Halo of Corporate Social Responsibility
Alexander Chernev, Sean Blair
Jul 8Six in 10 consumers desire nostalgic confectionery: study
Food Dive
Nostalgia Weakens the Desire for Money
Jannine D. Lasaleta, Constantine Sedikides, Kathleen D. Vohs
Jul 7In Tight Money Times, Parents Favor Daughters Over Sons
Newswise
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
Jul 6Bad economy leads parents to favor daughters
Futurity.org
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
Jul 4When times are tough, parents favor daughters over sons
PsyPost
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
Jul 3When Money's Tight, Daughters Are Favored Over Sons
Laboratory Equipment
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
Jul 3Parents shield girls more in downturns, U study says
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Spending on Daughters Versus Sons in Economic Recessions
Kristina M. Durante, Vladas Griskevicius, Joseph P. Redden, Andrew Edward White
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