Publication Date: February 8, 2008| ISBN-10: 080585603X | ISBN-13: 978-0805856033
This Handbook contains a unique collection of chapters written by the world's leading researchers in the dynamic field of consumer psychology. Although these researchers are housed in different academic departments (ie. marketing, psychology, advertising, communications) all have the common goal of attaining a better scientific understanding of cognitive, affective, and behavioral responses to products and services, the marketing of these products and services, and societal and ethical concerns associated with marketing processes. Consumer psychology is a discipline at the interface of marketing, advertising and psychology. The research in this area focuses on fundamental psychological processes as well as on issues associated with the use of theoretical principles in applied contexts.
The Handbook presents state-of-the-art research as well as providing a place for authors to put forward suggestions for future research and practice. TheHandbook is most appropriate for graduate level courses in marketing, psychology, communications, consumer behavior and advertising.
"The Handbook of Consumer Psychology, edited by Haugtvedt, Herr, and Kardes, is a superb collection of chapters on the most important topics in consumer psychology, written by the world's leading experts on these topics. Chapters from Kassarjian and Robertson's (1991) edited Handbook of Consumer Behavior proved to be a mainstay for consumer behavior PhD seminars for a decade. I expect the Handbook of Consumer Psychology to play a similar role for established researchers and graduate students over the next decade." –John G. Lynch, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
"This handbook assembles a superb slate of top researchers who expertly explore the field of Consumer Psychology with impressive depth and breadth. From classic perspectives (such as information processing, attitudes, motivation, and behavioral decision research) to up-to-the minute cutting-edge research areas (from well-being to neuroeconomics), this handbook has everything one could ask, and more. This book is truly a must for anyone with an interest in why people consume." - Joseph Priester, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Series: Marketing and Consumer Psychology (Book 4)