“Get Lucky, Get Punished”: the Effect of Serendipity on the Perception of Innovations.
This work shows that, relative to intentionally developed products, people may have more negative evaluations of innovations that are accidentally discovered. Three studies demonstrate that merely framing an innovation as the result of serendipity leads to more negative evaluations. This effect may be driven by just-world beliefs.
Christophe Lembregts, Mario Pandelaere, and Gabriele Paolacci (2014) ,"“Get Lucky, Get Punished”: the Effect of Serendipity on the Perception of Innovations.", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte, Stacy Wood, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 574-574.
Christophe Lembregts, Ghent University, Belgium
Mario Pandelaere, Ghent University, Belgium
Gabriele Paolacci, RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42 | 2014
Trust the Polls? Neural and Recall Responses Provide Alternative Predictors of Political Outcomes
Samuel B Barnett, Northwestern University, USA
Andres Campero, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Ronen Zilberman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Chris Rose, New York University, USA
Aaron Robinson, Northwestern University, USA
Moran Cerf, Northwestern University, USA
Situation Neglect Underlies Both Psychological Myopia and Psychological Hyperopia
Sarah Wei, University of Warwick
Christopher Hsee, University of Chicago, USA
Social Class and Prosocial Behaviors
Yan Vieites, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Brazil
Eduardo B. Andrade, FGV / EBAPE
Rafael Burstein Goldszmidt, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Brazil