Bruce E. Pfeiffer is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. His primary research interests are in the broad area of consumer information processing. He conducts research investigating the affective, behavioral, and cognitive aspects of consumer judgment and decision making. Topic areas include: inferences, biases, social influence, automatic information processing, implicit theories, ease of retrieval, and processing fluency. His research has been published in Marketing Letters, the Journal of Consumer Research, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, the Journal of Business Research, Thinking & Reasoning, and Psychology & Marketing and featured in various news outlets including the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Nation, Science Daily, the O’Reilly Factor, and Futurity.
Fields of Specialization
Consumer information processing, consumer decision-making, consumer inference, omission neglect, prime-to-behavior effects, social influence, automaticity, affect.