Research Interests

Anthropomorphism; Dehumanization; Psycholinguistics; Time perception.

 

Research in Progress

Mecit, Alican, L. J. Shrum, and Tina M. Lowrey, “Dehumanizing Consequences of Anthropomorphism,” 

  • Preparing for submission at Psychological Science. [Manuscript available upon request] 

Mecit, Alican, Tina M. Lowrey, and L. J. Shrum, “Anthropomorphism: “It” depends on the language,”

  • Preparing for submission at Journal of Consumer Research. [Manuscript available upon request] 

Mecit, Alican, L. J. Shrum, and Tina M. Lowrey, “You Run When Time Flies: Time Metaphors Affect Inferences from the Speed of Time,”

  • Preparing for submission at Psychological Science. [Manuscript available upon request] 

Mecit, Alican and Tina M. Lowrey, “Consumer Resistance to Commodification of Animals,”

  • Research in progress targeted at Journal of Consumer Research

Forthcoming

Pogacar, Ruth, Fei Gao, Alican Mecit, L. J. Shrum, & Tina M. Lowrey (forthcoming), “Language and Consumer Psychology,” in APA Handbook of Consumer Psychology, eds. Lynn Kahle, Joel Huber, & Tina M. Lowrey, Washington, CD: American Psychological Association.

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