prof. dr. Marcel Zeelenberg

prof. dr. Marcel Zeelenberg

Professor of Economic Psychology

TSB: Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
TSB: Department of Social Psychology

Bio

Marcel Zeelenberg studied cognitive psychology at Leiden University, completed his PhD at the Social Psychology Department of the University of Amsterdam (Promotores: Joop van de Pligt, Antony Manstead, Nanne de Vries), did postdocs at Eindhoven University and Sussex University, and joined Tilburg University at January 1, 1998. Marcel is an economic psychologists and tries to understand how people make decisions, and what the role of emotions and motivational factors are in decision making. His published research deals with regret, disappointment, envy, shame, guilt, anger, pride and hope, and also with the psychology of greed. His more applied work examines financial decision making in the context of insurances, taxation, poverty, and people's reactions to behavioral interventions.

Courses

Recent publications

  1. Emotional consequences of social debt sharing in communal relationshi…

    Peng, C., Nelissen, R., & Zeelenberg, M. (2024). Emotional consequences of social debt sharing in communal relationships. Emotion, 24(1), 225–233.
  2. Diffusion of tax-related communication on social media

    Puklavec, Ž., Stavrova, O., Kogler, C., & Zeelenberg, M. (2024). Diffusion of tax-related communication on social media. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 110, Article 102203.
  3. How consumers define brand relationships - A prototype analysis

    Schreuder, P., Zeelenberg, M., & Pronk, T. (2024). How consumers define brand relationships: A prototype analysis. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 33(1), 43-56.
  4. A translation and validation of the dispositional greed scale in Span…

    Estrada Mejia, C., Zeelenberg, M., & Breugelmans, S. (2023). A translation and validation of the dispositional greed scale in Spanish. Psychological Test Adaptation and Development, 4(1), 280–291.
  5. A culture of greed - Bubble formation in experimental asset markets w…

    Hoyer, K., Zeisberger, S., Breugelmans, S., & Zeelenberg, M. (2023). A culture of greed: Bubble formation in experimental asset markets with greedy and non-greedy traders. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 212, 32-52.

Find an expert or expertise