Eleanor Putnam-Farr
Rice University
Experimental psychologyConsumption (economics)BusinessPaymentEconometricsPsychologyMarketingSalience (language)Social comparison theoryCognitive psychologyFood choiceRange (statistics)Social equalityFood wasteSpace (commercial competition)MealHappinessSalaryField (Bourdieu)Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal HyperostosisFood typePlant basedAnimal proteinAffect (psychology)Distribution (economics)Commons
Publications 4
#2Jean-Xavier GuinardH-Index: 34
Last. Eleanor Putnam-Farr (Rice University)
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The purpose of this multi-campus research was to investigate the relationships of food type and personal factors with food choice, consumption, and waste behaviors of college students at all-you-care-to-eat dining facilities. The amount of food taken and wasted was indirectly measured in units relative to the plate size using before and after photos taken by the diners themselves. Animal protein and mixed dishes (e.g., stir fry, sandwich) took up more of diners’ plate space and these items were ...
#1Eleanor Putnam-Farr (Rice University)
#2Carey K. Morewedge (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 27
We examine which social comparisons most affect happiness with pay that is unequally distributed (e.g., salaries and bonuses). We find that ensemble representation –attention to statistical properties of distributions such as their range and mean––makes the proximal extreme (i.e., the maximum or minimum) and distribution mean salient social comparison standards. Happiness with a salary or bonus is more affected by how it compares to the distribution mean and proximal extreme than by exemplar-bas...
#1Anna Gavrieli (Google)
#2Sophie Attwood (World Resources Institute)H-Index: 7
Last. Michiel Bakker (Google)
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