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The Four Dimensional Impact Of Color On Shoppers’ Emotions





The PAD-scale has extensively been used in consumer research. Since studies on the impact of store interior color on affective responses are scarce and focussed solely on color hue, neglecting color brightness and saturation, and furthermore only investigated a maximum of four hues, the research objective was to validate the PAD scale by means of an 8 (hue) by 2 (brightness) by 2 (saturation) experimental design. The data do not seem to underlie three, but four factors: pleasure, tension, excitement and dominance. Overall, the PAD-scores prove to have adequate reliability and validity, although the dominance construct is rather weak

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  • M. Brengman & M. Geuens, 2003. "The Four Dimensional Impact Of Color On Shoppers’ Emotions," Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium 03/204, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
  • Handle: RePEc:rug:rugwps:03/204

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    1. Sabrina ELBACHIR & Abderrahmane CHENINI, 2016. "The Emotional States of the Consumer in Stores: The PA (Pleasure-Arousal) Adapted to the Algerian Context," Expert Journal of Marketing, Sprint Investify, vol. 4(1), pages 10-19.
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