I'm Happy to Listen to You. But Tell Me About Your Experiences, Not Your Objects

We often tell people about our material and experiential purchases; but we also commonly find ourselves in the position of listeners. This work demonstrates that listening about others' experiences versus objects is a better source of happiness, an effect mediated by the listener's feeling of social connection with the teller.



Citation:

Wilson Bastos (2014) ,"I'm Happy to Listen to You. But Tell Me About Your Experiences, Not Your Objects", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte, Stacy Wood, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 771-771.

Authors

Wilson Bastos, Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42 | 2014



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