Social norms

How consumer behavior is influenced by social norms

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): A meta-analysis of existing research on social norms, aimed at establishing several new empirical generalizations, was recently carried out by researchers at the University Carlos III de Madrid, HEC Montréal and the University from New South Wales, UNSW Sydney. The study, published in the Journal …

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How social norms influence consumer behavior

Newswise – Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, HEC Montreal and the University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney have published a new article in the Marketing Journal which performs a meta-analysis of existing research on social norms to establish several new empirical generalizations. The study, to appear in …

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How social norms can be exploited by social media scammers

Social media platforms are great hunting grounds for crooks. This is where we connect with our friends or people with whom we have something in common. This is precisely what scammers exploit: our relationships and the trust that exists between friends or acquaintances. From an early age, we are taught …

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Optimistic bias, risky behavior and social norms: why students struggle to assess pandemic risks

Following the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in the country, it is clear that in addition to vaccines, to control the epidemic, behavioral restrictions are essential. The government has resorted to numerous restrictions such as lockdown, ban on social gatherings, closure of offices, restriction of public transport, restriction of intra-border …

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Challenging Negative Social Norms – The Hindu

India reaches demographic milestone on World Population Day, but roadblocks remain In these troubled times of the COVID-19 pandemic, World Population Day on July 11 brings positive news – India has entered an ideal demographic zone that will continue for another two to three decades. Half of India’s population is …

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