Previous research on experiences of the endowment effect and buyer's remorse has often failed to compare the two seemingly related phenomena. The current study attempts to provide a framework in which the two can be compared and to offer a possible suggestion as to when it may be beneficial to experience either the endowment effect or buyer's remorse, namely situations of resource scarcity versus abundance. The current study employed an online dating paradigm in which resource scarcity was operationalized as the sex ratio of users on the site.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-51)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology