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Choosing a product that you find attractive can improve how you feel about yourself, according to a 2012 study published in the Journal of Consumer Research. According to study author Claudia Townsend, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Miami, in Florida, “We see the products we choose as a reflection of who we are. Moreover, there is an inherent bias to see beautiful things as good. So by associating ourselves with good-looking products, we see ourselves in a better light.”
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