A Hesperhodos Sweeter Than a Rose: Are Ten-Dollar Words Really Worth More?

Processing fluency theory would suggest that common language will be more effective that uncommon language in advertising. This research counterintuitively hypothesizes that using rare or unusual language can increase perceptual fluency, perceptions of luxury and willingness to pay.



Citation:

Joanna Arnold and Vanessa Patrick (2015) ,"A Hesperhodos Sweeter Than a Rose: Are Ten-Dollar Words Really Worth More?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 775-775.

Authors

Joanna Arnold, University of Houston, USA
Vanessa Patrick, University of Houston, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015



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