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PSYC 461: How Informative Videos and Price Affect People Making Eco-friendly Shopping Habits

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Psychology

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Poster

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There are too many species being harmed by the amount of pollution being generated due to the lack of properly disposing non-reusable products. This study was conducted to see if people actually choose reusable products over non-reusable products while shopping. By recording participants choices during a simulated shopping experience, we found that those who saw informative videos and were given same price for reusable and non-reusable products chose more reusable products. Purchasing reusable products will decrease the amount of unexpected harmful outcomes species encounter.

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PSYC 461: How Informative Videos and Price Affect People Making Eco-friendly Shopping Habits

There are too many species being harmed by the amount of pollution being generated due to the lack of properly disposing non-reusable products. This study was conducted to see if people actually choose reusable products over non-reusable products while shopping. By recording participants choices during a simulated shopping experience, we found that those who saw informative videos and were given same price for reusable and non-reusable products chose more reusable products. Purchasing reusable products will decrease the amount of unexpected harmful outcomes species encounter.