Michel Pham Named SCP Fellow

Michel Tuan Pham is the Kravis Professor of Business at Columbia University. He received his PhD in Marketing from the University of Florida and a Licence in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Mons in Belgium. Michel held visiting professorships at the University of Chicago, the Catholic University of Leuven, the China Europe International […]
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Dissertation Proposal Award 2014

Every year, SCP organises a Dissertation Proposal Competition for doctoral students. The proposals need to relate to a topic in the consumer psychology area and be in the proposal stage at the time of submission which means no final data can have been collected and the work may not have been submitted for journal publication […]
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What was it like at SCP 2015 Annual Conference?

If you didn’t make it to the SCP 2015 Winter Conference in Phoenix, here’s what you missed out… The lovely Ritz Carlton Hotel Great poster sessions Awards and announcements Fantastic keynote talks by Elizabeth Loftus and Robert Cialdini  And a grand finale, the Great GatSCPy gala at the historic Wrigley Manor with drinks, dancing gambling!

Evidence for Two Facets of Pride in Consumption: Findings from Luxury Brands

Brent McFerran, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Karl Aquino and Jessica L. Tracy, University of British Columbia, Canada Global demand for luxury goods is strong and rapidly growing, with over $200 billion in annual sales each year. Consumers purchase these goods for a variety of reasons, among them because they convey a sense of status, wealth, and exclusivity […]
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Can you experience love at first “swipe”?

Rhonda Hadi, Oxford University, UK and Ana Valenzuela, Baruch College, CUNY & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain A Meaningful Embrace: Contingent Effects of Embodied Cues of Affection ​Research from Oxford University and Baruch College suggests that people might be “bonding” with products without even realizing it. It’s not uncommon, of course, for people to treat some […]
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Welcome to ConsumerPsyched!

Welcome to the new official blog of the Society for Consumer Psychology!  As a part of the new communications drive, SCP is launching its own blog. The aim of the blog is two-fold: primarily to serve as a bridge between the Society and the Journal for Consumer Psychology and the general public as a platform […]
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SCP Doctoral Consortium 2014

The doctoral consortium, organized by Cait Lamberton and Mike Norton, was kicked off by inspiring words from the SCP president, Darren Dahl, and the conference chairs Americus Reed and Mark Forehand. Darren encouraged PhD students to be less shy and talk to experienced researchers – while they might not become your new Best Friend, SCP […]
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The Happiness Survey

In advance of the SCP Doctoral Consortium, the co-chairs Cait Lamberton and Mike Norton conducted a “Happiness Survey” among SCP members on both their PhD experience and life afterwards. Powered by the collective knowledge of about 200 members, Cait and Mike revealed a stream of insights into what makes for a happy PhD experience. The […]
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Darren Dahl Presidential Address – SCP Conference 2014

Outgoing SCP president Darren Dahl gave an inspiring talk as his presidential address at the Annual Conference in Miami – in case you missed it, watch the unofficial video here!

Dissertation Competition Results 2013

Every year, SCP organises a Dissertation Proposal Competition for doctoral students. The proposals need to relate to a topic in the consumer psychology area and be in the proposal stage at the time of submission which means no final data can have been collected and the work may not have been submitted for journal publication […]
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