The Pattern of Shopping Behavior has been added since the publication of The Personality Continuum and Consumer Behavior (2002): Normal Consumer, Neurotic Shopper, Compulsive Buyer, and Psychotic Spender. Links provided below are to recent publicity on the patterns of shopping behavior.


“The Psychology of Shopping”
The Sound of Ideas, WCPN, Cleveland, Ohio (12-19-07)


“Holidays a dangerous time for shopping addicts”
WKSU, Kent, Ohio (12-18-08)


“Researcher says personality type predicts how you shop”
WKSU, Kent, Ohio (12-18-07)


Mornings with Gail and Keith
December 16, 2008


"What Type of Shopper are You?"
Diana Rossetti, Canton Repository (12-13-08)


“Which Shopper are You? Consumers Vary for Normal to Psychotic”
Carol Biliczky, Akron Beacon Journal (12-24-08)


“Your Shopping Personality Explained”
Jordan Lite, Scientific American (12-18-08)


"What Kind of Shopper Are You?”
Christa Skiles, Kent State Magazine, Vol. 8, Issue 2,
Winter 2008, pp. 10-11.

Paul J. Albanese, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Marketing
College of Business Administration, Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
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