Sara Loughran Dommer
Pennsylvania State University
Possession (law)AdvertisingDevelopmental psychologySociologyBusinessPsychologyEconomicsMarketingSelfMicroeconomicsJoint (building)Brand equityIngredient brandingLoyaltyIdentity (social science)StereotypeTokenismIngredientBelongingnessSocial psychology
26Publications
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199Citations
Publications 26
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#1Sara Loughran Dommer (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 4
#2Karen Page Winterich (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 23
It is well established that individuals have strong attachment to many possessions, but they cannot keep all these possessions forever. Disposition has received relatively limited attention in the literature though it is clear that disposition is significantly influenced by attachment. We review the burgeoning number of studies examining how possession attachment influences disposition. Attachment is influential at each stage of the disposition process, from the decision to stop using an object,...
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#1Daniel Sheehan (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 3
#2Sara Loughran Dommer (Georgia Institute of Technology)H-Index: 4
Although research has consistently demonstrated that people prefer to purchase products and brands that represent their identity, relatively little research has examined how this identity relevance influences product usage. Drawing from work on intertemporal choice, the present work proposes a conceptual framework for the influence of identity on product usage. The authors theorize and demonstrate an identity conservation effect, in that consumers are less likely to use nondurable identity produ...
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#1Iman Paul (Clarkson University)H-Index: 2
#2Jeffrey R. Parker (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 9
Last. Sara Loughran Dommer (Georgia Institute of Technology)H-Index: 4
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Findings from five studies demonstrate that being an incidental token member in a transient group (e.g., a woman in a group of mostly men in a store line) lowers individuals’ private evaluations of...
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#1Morgan K. WardH-Index: 7
Last. Darren W. DahlH-Index: 53
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#1Michael Lowe (Georgia Institute of Technology)H-Index: 5
#2Hristina Nikolova (BC: Boston College)H-Index: 6
Last. Sara Loughran Dommer (Georgia Institute of Technology)H-Index: 4
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Last. Sara Loughran DommerH-Index: 4
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#1Iman PaulH-Index: 2
#2Jeffrey R. ParkerH-Index: 9
Last. Sara Loughran DommerH-Index: 4
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#1Hristina NikolovaH-Index: 6
Last. Michael LoweH-Index: 5
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