I Own What I Control - the Influence of Object Size on Psychological Ownership

Objects that I control feel more like “mine” than those that I cannot control. One major aspect determining the amount of control over an object is its size. Three studies show that manipulated and self-chosen product size influences psychological ownership.


Sophie Süssenbach and Bernadette Kamleitner (2015) ,"I Own What I Control - the Influence of Object Size on Psychological Ownership", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 700-701.


Sophie Süssenbach, Wirtschafts University, Austria
Bernadette Kamleitner, Wirtschafts University, Austria


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015

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