On the Psychology of Resource Monitoring

This research aims to understand when, why, and how people monitor resources like money, time, and calories. We found people monitored money more than time or calories and monitoring varied by the timeframe over which the resource was being used. We identified several factors underlying differences in monitoring across resources.



Citation:

Daniel Katz and Abigail Sussman (2020) ,"On the Psychology of Resource Monitoring", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 925-929.

Authors

Daniel Katz, University of Chicago, USA
Abigail Sussman, University of Chicago, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020



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