The Hungry Consumer

Overzealous consumerism and holiday gift-giving is a double whammy. Today might be dedicated to excessive and aggressive shopping, but it comes one day after we’re supposed to appreciate all that we have. What does that say about us?
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Why We Consume So Much

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.

Affluent societies have too much but want even more.
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Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Diane Dreher Ph.D.

Consumer culture and the paradox of choice
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Is Instagram Making You Poor?

By Sarah C. Newcomb Ph.D.

Social comparisons can bring us down. Here's how to channel that need.
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Curbing Impulse Buying

By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D.

It provides a way of mentally “shopping the closet” and quells desire to buy.