Although consumers often spend money, one of the most widely used and supported theories in consumer-social psychology – psychological distance – has not been brought to bear on how consumers assess money. In three studies, we find that people believe money goes farther (has more purchasing power) when it is psychologically closer.
Evan Polman and Sam J. Maglio (2018) ,"Di$Tance", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 298-302.
Evan Polman, University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA
Sam J. Maglio, University of Toronto Scarborough
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