Believing in and Reacting to Rumors: the Role of Congruity and Nature of Existing Predisposition
This study observes that while people do distinguish misinformation from facts, in certain scenarios the verification mechanism breaks down. Paradoxically, this distinction is stringent while evaluating congruent information (compared to incongruent information) especially to avoid false hopes (than false anxieties); minimum distinction occurs while evaluating positive information about disliked entity.
Satadruta Mookherjee and Subimal Chatterjee (2018) ,"Believing in and Reacting to Rumors: the Role of Congruity and Nature of Existing Predisposition", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 702-703.
Satadruta Mookherjee, SUNY Binghamton, USA
Subimal Chatterjee, SUNY Binghamton, USA
NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018
How Awe Might Be Awesome: The Role of Awe in Consumers’ Food Consumption and Perceptions of Misshapen Produce
Begum Oz, University of Massachusetts, USA
Elizabeth Miller, University of Massachusetts, USA
Can “Related Articles” Correct Misperceptions from False Information on Social Media?
Yu Ding, Columbia University, USA
Mira Mayrhofer, University of Vienna
Gita Venkataramani Johar, Columbia University, USA
F6. Can CSR Save a Firm From a Crisis? A Role of Gratitude in the Buffering Effect of CSR on Consumer Vindictive Behavior.
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