News Release Archives





  • August 4, 2010. "Research Finds Ovulating Women Unconsciously Buy Sexier Clothing to Outdo Attractive Women."


  • September 14, 2009. "Even Buffett Isn't Perfect: Forbes' Vahan Janjigian to Speak at the Carlson School of Management."
  • August 19, 2009. "Battle of the Brands: U of M Research Finds Branded Components Changing Industry Structures."
  • May 19, 2009. "Sick of the Same Old Thing? U of M Research Finds Solution for Satiation."
  • March 23, 2009. "Conform or Go Against the Grain? Fear or Romance Could Make You Change Your Mind, University of Minnesota Study Finds."
  • March 10, 2009. "Feeling Blue? University of Minnesota Study Finds New Insight to Predicting Consumer Emotions."


  • December 16, 2008. "Charitable Chit-Chat: U of M Researcher Shows that Making Small Talk Can Increase Donations."
  • December 11, 2008. "Inside the Consumer Mind: U of M Brains Scans Reveal Choice Mechanism."
  • December 8, 2008. "Evolution, Trivial Insults and Violence: U of M Researcher Finds Link between Aggression, Status and Sex."
  • November 18, 2008. "Corporate Culture is the Principal Driver of Radical Innovation in Firms, According to U of M Researcher."
  • October 15, 2008. "Trendy, Hip, or Not? U of M Researcher Finds that Retail Display Fixtures Can Affect Consumer Perceptions of Products."
  • September 16, 2008. "The Language of Luxury: U of M Researcher Shows Advertisers' Language Choices Evoke Different Reactions."
  • August 22, 2008. "A Room with a Viewpoint: Conservation Messages and Motivation."
  • August 21, 2008. "U of M Scholar and Colleagues Link Tobacco Industry's Marketing to Youth Smoking."
  • August 14, 2008. "Timing of Political Messages Influences Voter Preferences, U of M Researcher Finds."
  • August 11, 2008. "Political Candidates and Other 'Phantoms': Consumer Choice in Changing Markets."
  • July 16, 2008. "Secretary of Commerce to Moderate Forum on Innovation at University of Minnesota with Governor and Top CEOs."
  • July 9, 2008. "Money Makes the Heart Grow Less Fond... But More Hardworking."
  • May 15, 2008. "New Driver of Brand Extension Success Found by U of M Professor."
  • February 13, 2008. "Carlson School Assistant Professor Kathleen D. Vohs Receives 2008 SAGE Young Scholar Award."
  • January 28, 2008. "Destined to Cheat? New Research Finds Free Will Can Keep Us Honest."


  • November 26, 2007. "U of M Researcher Finds Materialism in Children and Adolescents Linked to Self-Esteem."
  • September 24, 2007. "U of M Researcher Finds Fairness Leads to Better Profits for Manufacturers and Retailers.
  • September 14, 2007. "Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think," an Institute for Research in Marketing Speakers Series event.
  • September 4, 2007. "Experts to Discuss Possible Innovation Measurement Recommendations."
  • August 14, 2007. "U of M Researchers Find that Words of a CEO can Foretell a Company's Future Innovation."
  • July 3, 2007. "University of Minnesota Expert Available on Advantages and Disadvantages of Political Advertising."
  • May 15, 2007. "U of M Researchers Find that Two Plus Two May Not Always Equal Four: When it Comes to Percentages, Consumer Calculating Errors Can Be Costly."
  • April 24, 2007. "U of M Researchers Find that Ceiling Height Can Affect How a Person Thinks, Feels, and Acts."
  • February 27, 2007. "University of Minnesota Researcher Rohini Ahluwalia Finds Web Advertising May Be More Effective Than You Think."
  • February 27, 2007. "University of Minnesota Professor Kathleen D. Vohs Finds Link Between Impulsive Buying and Self-Control."
  • February 22, 2007. "Rybak and Coleman Reposition Minneapolis and St. Paul: Two Cities, One Destination."
  • February 13, 2007. "Carlson School Assistant Professor Kathleen Vohs Receives McKnight Land-Grant Award."
  • February 6, 2007. "University of Minnesota Professor Rajesh Chandy Learns Why Some Acquisitions Do Better Than Others."
  • January 25, 2007. University of Minnesota Office of the Provost Press Release, "2007-2009 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship Honorees Announced."


  • November 16, 2006. "Money... It's More than an Incentive According to U of M Researcher: It can Motivate Self-Sufficiency and Influence Negative Behavior Toward Others."
  • August 1, 2006. "From Invention to Innovation: Conversion Ability in Product Development."
  • May 21, 2006. "Carlson on Branding."
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