Aaron M. Sackett
Assistant Professor : Marketing Department
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B.A., psychology, St. Olaf College
M.S., social psychology, Yale University
M. Phil., social psychology, Yale University
Ph.D., social psychology, Yale University
- Judgment and decision making
- Consumer psychology
- How time's perceived passage influences consumer judgments
- Goals, performance and satisfaction in marathon runners
- Decision making of nascent entrepreneurs
- Hazlett, A., D.C. Molden and Aaron M. Sackett, "Hoping for the Best or Preparing for the Worst? Regulatory Focus and Preferences for Optimism and Pessimism in Predicting Personal Outcomes," Social Cognition 29 (2011): 74-96.
- Sackett, Aaron M., T. Meyvis, L. D. Nelson, B. A. Converse and A. L. Sackett, "You're Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences of Subjective Time Progression," Psychological Science 21 (2010): 111-117.
- Armor, D., C. Massey and Aaron M. Sackett, "Prescribed Optimism: Is It Right to be Wrong About the Future?" Psychological Science 19 (2008): 329-331.
- Armor, D. A. and Aaron M. Sackett, "Accuracy, Error, and Bias in Predictions for Real versus Hypothetical Events," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 91 (2006): 583-600.
Significant Scholarly Honors
- Dissertation Research Fellowship, Yale University, 2005-2006
- Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2002-2005
- Graduate Research Fellowship, Yale University 2000-2003