Saving “My” Environment – the Influence of Knowledge on Psychological Ownership

Feelings of ownership can have powerful consequences. We examine what brings about psychological ownership (PO) for the environment. We focus on the role of knowledge and find that measured (Study 1) and manipulated (Study 2) perceived knowledge predict PO for the environment.



Citation:

Sophie Süssenbach and Bernadette Kamleitner (2015) ,"Saving “My” Environment – the Influence of Knowledge on Psychological Ownership", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 808-808.

Authors

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



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015



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