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McGlone, M. S., & Tofighbakhsh, J. (2000). Birds of a feather flock conjointly: Rhyme as reason in aphorisms. Psychological Science, 11, 424-428. doi:10.1111/1467-9280.00282

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  • TITLE: The Effects of the Metacognitive Cue of Fluency on Evaluations about Taste Perception

    AUTHORS: Antonia Mantonakis, Bryan Galiffi, Ummugulsum Aysan, Randi Beckett

    KEYWORDS: Metacognitive Cues, Fluency, Consumers, Sensory Perceptions

    JOURNAL NAME: Psychology, Vol.4 No.3A, March 28, 2013

    ABSTRACT: The metacognitive cue of fluency is known to affect consumers’ evaluations and judgments (Schwarz, 2004). We questioned whether this effect extends to perceived taste experiences, and whether knowledge moderates the effect of fluency on taste evaluations. Across 3 experiments we demonstrate that the metacognitive cue of fluency is used by consumers in evaluating their taste experiences. Whereas disfluent cues are associated with lower taste evaluations for a utilitarian product (Experiment 1), disfluent cues are associated with higher taste evaluations for a hedonic product, especially for knowledgeable consumers (Experiment 2), when compared to a no-label (control) condition. Fluency cues that are intrinsic to the product (e.g., ingredients) however do not have the same effect on judgment about hedonic products (Experiment 3). These findings are important for designing product labels.