Those with conservative leanings tend to favor preservation of socio-economic order and social hierarchy. This can influence the demand for luxury products positioned as having the ability to maintain one's status.
James Cook University researchers in Australia say the phenomenon of the 'digital-detox' is on the rise and could be an important part of the tourism industry in the future.
Millennials living more dangerously and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users, according to the surprising results of research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
New peer-reviewed research published today in the Harm Reduction Journal shows that flavors play a critical role in attracting -- and retaining -- smokers into the vaping category, directly contributing to tobacco harm reduction.
Highly educated women are an untapped but potentially lucrative market for electric vehicle sales because they have greater environmental and fuel efficiency awareness than men, says a new study by researchers at the University of Sussex and Aarhus University in Denmark.
Status symbols, like a luxury car or brand-name denim, may not function any better than their lower-status counterparts, but they do convey a message about the owner's position on the social ladder. A new study led by Gideon Nave of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School found that a single dose of testosterone was enough to boost men's preference for higher-status goods, pointing to a biological basis for consumer behavior.
Testosterone, the male sex hormone, increased men's preference for status goods compared to goods of similar perceived quality but seen as lower in status.
The primary task this article embarks upon is on determining whether the researches using KAPS (Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Surveys) has any heuristic purpose or is it just fulfilling some self-centered ritualistic and instrumentalist objective.
An easily-concealed device designed to wean smokers off tobacco is turning up in classrooms as kids puff the discreet JUUL device to get a nicotine dose. USC scientists surveyed thousands of social media posts to track the trend.
Artists lucky enough to find their song on Spotify's most popular playlists could see could see considerable increases in streams and revenue.