Money Can Corrupt Others But Not Me: Asymmetrical Perception of Future Self-Continuity

The present research examines how people perceive change in their (vs. others) fundamental characteristics after facing with hypothetical situational changes in their (vs. others) future. We predict that the relationship in not symmetrical, meaning that people perceive more change when the situational change is related to others (vs. themselves).


Anoosha Izadi and Mahdi Ebrahimi (2020) ,"Money Can Corrupt Others But Not Me: Asymmetrical Perception of Future Self-Continuity", 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: 1233-1233.


Anoosha Izadi, University of Massachusetts, USA
Mahdi Ebrahimi, California State University Fullerton


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020

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