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Jeff Galak

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • 4PublicationsNumber of items in Jeff's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 13Followers

Research interests

HappinessJudgment and Decision MakingAffective ForecastingAdaptationSatiationConsumer Behavior

About

Jeff Galak is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. Jeff received his Bachelors of Science in Marketing and Economic Theory (2005), Master of Philosophy in Marketing (2008), and Ph.D. in Marketing (2009) all from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is currently involved with a variety of research projects in the domain of consumer behavior. Though his primary interest is understanding what types of experiences lead to consumer enjoyment, he also does work in the areas of, among other things, hedonic adaptation, variety seeking, affective forecasting, expectation updating, and fluency effects. Aside from his academic career Jeff is an avid cyclist, runner, amateur photographer, movie enthusiast, and certified computer geek.

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Publications (4)

  • Enhancing the Television Viewing Experience through Commercial Interruptions

    • Nelson L
    • Meyvis T
    • Galak J
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  • Variety Amnesia: Recalling Past Variety Can Accelerate Recovery From Satiation

    • Galak J
    • Redden J
    • Kruger J
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  • Mate Preferences in Social Cognitive Context: When Environmental and Personal Change Leads to Predictable Cross-cultural Variation

    • Nelson L
    • Pettijohn T
    • Galak J
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  • When Consumers’ Self-image Motives Fail

    • Kruger J
    • Galak J
    • Burrus J
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Carnegie Mellon University

August 2009 - Present

Education history

PhD

NYU Stern School of Business

September 2005 - May 2009(4 years)

BA

NYU Stern School of Business

September 2001 - May 2005(4 years)