Psychological distance can improve decision making under information overload via gist memory.
- Jun Fukukura, M. Ferguson, K. Fujita
- PsychologyJournal of experimental psychology. General
- 1 August 2013
This article proposes that distancing prompts organization of information in terms of its gist, and demonstrates that increasing spatial distance, temporal distance, and abstraction lead to better decision outcomes when decision makers were overloaded with many pieces of information per decision.
Prospection by Any Other Name? A Response to Seligman et al. (2013)
- Jun Fukukura, Erik G. Helzer, M. Ferguson
- PsychologyPerspectives on psychological science : a journal…
- 27 February 2013
It is argued that future-oriented cognition is fully consistent with deterministic accounts of cognition, including automaticity, and that prospection does little to advance the position of free will.
Two Cheers For Materialism: Materialism, Well-Being, And How Material Goods Can Be Pursued To Promote Positive Outcomes
- Jun Fukukura
- 20 August 2012
TWO CHEERS FOR MATERIALISM: MATERIALISM, WELL-BEING, AND HOW MATERIAL GOODS CAN BE PURSUED TO PROMOTE POSITIVE OUTCOMES Jun Fukukura, Ph. D. Cornell University 2012 Does positivity toward and the…
Likes and dislikes: A social cognitive perspective on attitudes
The vast majority of articles and chapters about attitudes (including this one) introduce the topic by referencing the famous quote by Gordon Allport that attitudes are “the most distinctive and…