The Belief in a Favorable Future

We explore people’s belief in a “favorable future”. People believe that their ideological, policy and entertainment preferences will become more common in the future. We find that people’s construction of the future is not a projection of their current self, but a motivated projection of a favorable future.



Citation:

Todd Rogers and Michael Norton (2014) ,"The Belief in a Favorable Future", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte, Stacy Wood, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 168-171.

Authors

Todd Rogers, Harvard Business School, USA
Michael Norton, Harvard Business School, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42 | 2014



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