What to Do on Spring Break?

  title={What to Do on Spring Break?},
  author={Derrick Wirtz and Justin Kruger and Christie Napa Scollon and Ed Diener},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={520 - 524}
When individuals choose future activities on the basis of their past experiences, what guides those choices? The present study compared students' predicted, on-line, and remembered spring-break experiences, as well as the influence of these factors on students' desire to take a similar vacation in the future. Predicted and remembered experiences were both more positive—and, paradoxically, more negative—than on-line experiences. Of key importance, path analyses revealed that remembered… Expand

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