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Consumerism and its antisocial effects can be turned on -- or off

Consumerism and its antisocial effects can be turned on -- or off | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Money doesn't buy happiness. Neither does materialism: research shows that people who place a high value on wealth, status, and stuff are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than those who do not.
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Do consumers prefer to pay $29 for 70 items or get 70 items for $29?

Do consumers prefer to pay $29 for 70 items or get 70 items for $29? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Consumers can have vastly different reactions to the same package deal, depending on the order the price and quantity are listed, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
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What defines life satisfaction for consumers living in poverty?

What defines life satisfaction for consumers living in poverty? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
People whose basic needs are met get more life satisfaction when they are more connected to others and when they experience greater autonomy, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
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Dish Color Affects Serving Size

Dish Color Affects Serving Size | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

f plate area can change serving size, could we also trick ourselves into eating less by changing the color of those dishes?

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Why We Love Independence, Individuality, and Starbucks

Why We Love Independence, Individuality, and Starbucks | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

In those times, we tend to attach ourselves to things that are familiar as an anchor. There are lots of things that we might use for that anchor. One of them is the places we shop. Shopping at a familiar chain store after moving provides a sense of balance to counteract the chaotic feelings we might have as we try to re-root ourselves in a new home.

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