advertisement
24 May 2011

Kredietkoop gee ego 'n hupstoot

Wanneer mense 'n ego-hupstoot nodig het, koop hulle volgens nuwe navorsing dikwels hoë-status items, en gebruik 'n kredietkaart om vir dié duur items te betaal.

Wanneer mense 'n ego-hupstoot nodig het, koop hulle volgens nuwe navorsing dikwels hoë-status items, en gebruik 'n kredietkaart om vir dié duur items te betaal.

In 'n ander eksperiment is 75 universiteitstudente gevra om dit te oorweeg om 'n paar eksklusiewe, hoë-status ontwerpers-jeans te koop, terwyl 75 ander studente gevra is om normale, alledaagse jeans te oorweeg. Al die studente het daarna die rekenaartoets gedoen met óf 'slegte' óf 'goeie' uitslae.

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Lifestyle »

E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

Allergy »

Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives

A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.