From the Hands to the Mind: Haptic Brand Signatures

How closely are brands linked to their haptic signatures? Four experiments show that brand-specific haptic primes automatically activate a brand’s knowledge structures, thereby promoting perceptual processing in other modalities, cognitive accessibility, and prime-congruent brand choices. Implications for sensory marketing and product management arise.



Citation:

Mathias Streicher (2012) ,"From the Hands to the Mind: Haptic Brand Signatures", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40, eds. Zeynep Gürhan-Canli, Cele Otnes, and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 920-921.

Authors

Mathias Streicher, University of Innsbruck, Austria



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 40 | 2012



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