From Constrained Movement to Controlled Mind: the Effect of Space on Impulsive Behavior

Space constraints not only increase regulation of motor and social activity but also enhance regulation of impulsive behaviors that are otherwise unrelated to space. Secondary data analysis and three experiments supported this hypothesis.


Alison Jing Xu and Dolores Albarracín (2014) ,"From Constrained Movement to Controlled Mind: the Effect of Space on Impulsive Behavior", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte, Stacy Wood, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 741-741.


Alison Jing Xu, University of Minnesota, USA
Dolores Albarracín, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42 | 2014

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