Title

‘I am lucky!’ An illusion induced by the mere possession of a gemstone product

Document Type

Presentation

Source Publication

28th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention

Publication Date

5-28-2016

Publisher

Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Abstract

Past studies on the mere ownership effect suggested that merely possessing an object results in seeing the object as more positive and valuable. The current study (using a luck bracelet as an object) revealed that people felt they obtained the benefit from an object (luck) by its mere ownership.

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Chan, C. P. Y. & Yeung, V. (2016, May). I am lucky!’ An illusion induced by the mere possession of a gemstone product. Poster presented at the 28th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention, Chicago.

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