Control Over What? Assessing General and Domain-Specific Self-Control

Kelly Haws, Vanderbilt University, USA
Utpal Dholakia, Rice University, USA
Scott Davis, Texas A&M University, USA
Yeosun Yoon, KAIST, South Korea
We examine the relationship between general and domain-specific self-control measures of eating and spending. Findings from four studies support specific recommendations to self-control researchers concerning the role of individual differences in self-control research, which measures to use under various conditions, and the types of outcomes to assess.
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Kelly Haws, Utpal Dholakia, Scott Davis, and Yeosun Yoon (2014) ,"Control Over What? Assessing General and Domain-Specific Self-Control ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 506-507.