Duration of Restrictions Influences Information Processing: the Role of Perception of Control

Using three field studies and one online study, we show that people with permanent restrictions have a more expansive mind-set and, consequently, process information more abstractly than those with temporary restrictions, through the underlying mechanism of the control people perceive due to the duration of a restriction.


Gülen Sarial-Abi, Sadaf Mokarram Dorri, and Aulona Ulqinaku (2016) ,"Duration of Restrictions Influences Information Processing: the Role of Perception of Control", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44, eds. Page Moreau, Stefano Puntoni, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 609-609.


Gülen Sarial-Abi, Bocconi University, Italy
Sadaf Mokarram Dorri, Bocconi University, Italy
Aulona Ulqinaku, Bocconi University, Italy


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44 | 2016

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