Research

Shreyans Goenka’s research explores the effect of Morality on Consumer Behavior. He examines how moral systems shape consumption preferences and economic patterns. Other work studies how different moral emotions (i.e. gratitude and compassion) shape attitudes and behaviors. 


Publications

Goenka, Shreyans and Stijn M.J. van Osselaer (2019), “Charities can Increase the Effectiveness of Donation Appeals by Using a Morally Congruent Positive Emotion,” Journal of Consumer Research, doi.org/10.1093/jcr/ucz012

Goenka, Shreyans and Manoj Thomas (2019), “The Malleable Morality of         Conspicuous Consumption,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, doi/10.1037/pspp0000237


Working Papers

Goenka, Shreyans and Manoj Thomas, “Morality Alters the Pursuit of Sensory and Social Pleasure,” under review at Psychological Science

Goenka, Shreyans and Manoj Thomas, “Moral Objections to Accepting Welfare Benefits” data collection

Goenka, Shreyans and Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, “The Morality of Commercial Bodily Markets,” data collection

Goenka, Shreyans and Manoj Thomas, “The Effects of Gratitude on Consumption Preferences”

Goenka, Shreyans and Soo Kim, “Gratitude Minimizes Extreme Emotional Reactions to Positive or Negative Performance Feedback”

Ruby, Matthew, Shreyans Goenka, Priyamvada Dalmia, Paul Rozin, and April E. Fallon, “Body image dissatisfaction and its relation to self-esteem in Indian and American women,” paper based on undergraduate dissertation