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Psychological theories of consumer choice

Flemming Hansen

Psychological theories of consumer choice

Project on synthesis of knowledge of consumer behavior Rann program National ScienceFoundation.

by Flemming Hansen

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Published by Aalborg University Center in [Aalborg] .
Written in English


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Pagination[82] s
Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL20872279M

According to consumer behavior study, the factors that affect decisions for purchase, usage and disposal of goods and services can be classified into four main groups: the psychological core (the source of knowledge and information), the process of making a decision, the consumer's culture and consumer behavior outcomes. One of the most comprehensive books in the field, that should be on the bookshelf of anyone connected with the consumer psychology area. It is almost impossible to find a subject that is not covered in this work. 5 stars. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United s: 4.

Gordon Foxall is a Distinguished Research Professor at Cardiff University in Wales. His chief research interests lie in psychological theories of consumer choice and consumer innovativeness and their relationships to marketing management and strategy. He has published some 16 books and over articles and papers on these and related themes. rational choice approach has grown to the point where it has more adherents than any other, and its threatened dominance has set off an intense debate that has polarized the discipline.2 In psychology, rational choice can claim close ties to a wide variety of theories located under the broad rubric of expectancy-value analysis.3 Furthermore, the.

Test Bank for Consumer Behavior Buying Having and Being 10th edition by Solomon 1 chapters — updated AM — 0 people liked it. Abstract. This paper examines elements of the complex place/role/influence of psychology in the history of consumer choice theory. The paper reviews, and then challenges, the standard narrative that psychology was ‘in’ consumer choice theory early in the neoclassical revolution, then strictly ‘out’ during the ordinal and revealed preference revolutions, now (possibly) back in with.


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Social psychology, motivational psychology, environ-mental psychology, and educational psychology. Furthermore, psychologists do not have one theory of choice behavior. Instead, they have a num-ber of different theories, many of which may be applied to the study of consumers.

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Consumer behaviour emerged in the s and 50s as a distinct sub-discipline of marketing, but has become an inter-disciplinary social science. Sometimes this is referred to as a rational choice theory. [investopedia] This approach generally involves creating an incentive structure to influence consumer decisions and choices.

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Introduction Marketers use theories in explaining how consumers behave. THEORIES OF CHOICE AND PREFERENCES OF CONSUMERS Common features The consumer has income, knows the products, prices and chooses the combination with maximum efficiency The consumer has the preference scale, ranks goods by income or price Consumer is consistent, he compares and looks for the most favorable combination Theory of revealed.

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The second half of the book offers you a detailed examination of how consumers process and. Psy-chological theory has been applied to the study of consumer choice by marketing students, who have worked with models developed in such areas as social psychology, motivational psychology, environ-mental psychology, and educational psychology.

Furthermore, psychologists do not have one theory of choice behavior. Consumer Theory Jonathan Levin and Paul Milgrom October 1 The Consumer Problem Consumer theory is concerned with how a rational consumer would make consump-tion decisions.

What makes this problem worthy of separate study, apart from the general problem of choice theory, is its particular structure that allows us to de.

Consumer behavior analysis is a broadly conceived framework of analysis that draws on economic psychology, behavioral economics and marketing and whose content ranges from the experimental studies we have noted to philosophical, theoretical and non-experimental empirical studies of consumer choice in relation to its situational determinants.

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The theories and research methods help provide greater insight into the processes underlying consumer behavior in Reviews: 1. Consumer psychology, as a disciplinary focus, involves the use of distinctively psychological concepts and methods to study consumer behavior.

After briefly discussing the various facets and importance of consumer behavior in contemporary life, this article describes the history of the field, indicating its changing emphases over the nineteenth.

Start studying Consumer Behavior Theories. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. a thought in which the person evaluates the effort he or she will need to make a particular choice, and then tailors the amount of cognitive effort expended to the decision the use of psychological, sociologial.

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