When your friend is a service provider, things can get complicated. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, a problem can lead to feelings of betrayal or empathy, depending on the circumstances.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ordinary table sugar could be a key ingredient to developing much lighter, faster, cheaper, denser and more robust computer electronics for use on U.S. military aircraft.
Weapons detection technology being developed by McMaster researchers can't come soon enough for busy travelers.
People make purchasing decisions by choosing between alternatives or by rejecting certain options. But a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that focusing on ruling out an option can lead consumers to reverse ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Working with scientists from the STFCs Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and the University of Oxford, LCN researchers Zeynep Kurban and Professor Neal Skipper and UCL graduate Dr Arthur Lovell have developed ...
Google on Monday gave users of its Chrome Web browser the ability to block search results from low-quality websites known as content farms.
Consumers often have a distorted view when they compare information that involves numbers, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Women prefer female service providers in situations where they might fall prey to stereotypes about their math and science abilities, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
A new US Senate subcommittee is being created to examine the increasing number of privacy issues arising in the digital age.
A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research sheds some light into why someone would pay $48,875 for a tape measure that had belonged to Jackie Kennedy or $3,300 for Bernie Madoff's footstool.