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Kobe Millet is Associate Professor at the Marketing Department. He has a Master’s degree in Psychology (July 2003) and obtained his PhD in Marketing (May 2007), both from the KULeuven, Belgium. After his PhD he obtained a post-doctoral fellowship (2007-2010) of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) before starting as Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2010). His research interests include consumer decision making and biological drivers of economic behavior. He has an interdisciplinary profile and his work has been published accordingly in several academic journals in business, psychology or multidisciplinary, among which Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Consumer Psychology, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Research in Personality, Biological Psychology, PloS One.

Research

  • The Role of Biological Drivers, Threats and the Self & Identity in (Consumer) Decision Making
  • Altruistic, Cooperative and Charitable Behavior  

Teaching

  • Behavioral Decision Making (Post-graduate)
  • Consumer Behavior (PT MSc Marketing & BSc Economics and Business Economics)
  • Judgment & Decision Making (BSc Business Administration – Minor ‘Understanding and Influencing Decisions in Business and Society’)
  • Master Thesis Supervision (MSc Marketing)

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Social Behavior Medicine & Life Sciences
Economics Medicine & Life Sciences
Aggression Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Decision Making Medicine & Life Sciences
Music Medicine & Life Sciences
Self Concept Medicine & Life Sciences
Cues Medicine & Life Sciences

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Selected Research Output 2005 2018

  • 15 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 2 Comment / Letter to the editor

A context dependent interpretation of inconsistencies in 2D: 4D findings: The moderating role of status relevance

Millet, K. & Buehler, F., 17 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 11, p. 1-9 9 p., 254

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Risk-Taking
Aggression
Decision Making
Hand
Economics

The "I" in Extreme Responding

Cabooter, E., Millet, K., Weijters, B. & Pandelaere, M., 2016, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 26, 4, p. 510-523

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Self Concept
Research Design
Research
Self-construal
Drive

The influence of facial characteristics on the relation between male 2D:4D and dominance

Ryckmans, J., Millet, K. & Warlop, L., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 11, p. e0143307

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Animals
Papio
Macaca mulatta
animals

Avoiding negative vs. achieving positive outcomes in hard and prosperous economic times

Millet, K., Lamey, L. & Van den Bergh, B., 2012, In : Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 117, 2, p. 275-284

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Economics
Motivation
Decision Making
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Contraction

The referral backfire effect: The identity threatening nature of referral failure

Claus, B., Geyskens, K., Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2012, In : International Journal of Research in Marketing. 29, 4, p. 370-379

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Referral
Expertise
Openness
Predictors
Business success
Decision Making
Hope
Economics
Social Behavior
Research

Can buy me love. Mate attraction goals lead to perceptual readiness for status products

Janssens, K., Pandelaere, M., Van den Bergh, B., Millet, K., Lens, I. & Roe, K., 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 47, 1, p. 254-258

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Madonna or Don McLean? The effect of order of exposure on relative liking

Pandelaere, M., Millet, K. & Van den Bergh, B., 2010, In : Journal of Consumer Psychology. 20, p. 442-451

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Music
Research
Consumer Behavior
Liking

The presence of aggression cues inverts the relation between digit ratio (2D:4D) and pro-social behaviour in a dictator game

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2009, In : British Journal of Psychology. 100, p. 151-162

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Social Behavior
Aggression
Cues
Fingers
Testosterone

A subordinate status position increases the present value of financial resources for low 2D:4D men

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2008, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 20, p. 110-115

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Altruistic behavior as a costly signal of general intelligence

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2007, In : Journal of Research in Personality. 41, p. 316-326

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Digit ratio (2D:4D) moderates the impact of an aggressive music video on aggression

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2007, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 43, p. 289-294

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

IQ and vegetarianism: Non-conformity may be hidden driver behind relation.

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2007, In : British Medical Journal. 334, p. 327-328

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic

Post-merger identification as a function of pre-merger identification, relative representation and pre-merger status

Boen, F., Vanbeselaere, N., Brebels, L., Huybens, W. & Millet, K., 2007, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 37, 2, p. 380-389

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Second to fourth digit ratio and cooperative behavior

Millet, K. & Dewitte, S., 2006, In : Biological Psychology. 71, p. 111-115

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The impact of merger status and relative representation on identification with a merger group

Boen, F., Vanbeselaere, N. & Millet, K., 2005, In : Psychologica Belgica. 45, p. 257-270

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2008 2015

  • 15 Lecture / Presentation

Keeping Grip: Consumer Decision-Making in an Uncertain and Unpredictable World

van Horen, F. (Speaker), Millet, K. M. T. (Speaker)
25 Jun 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The I in Extreme Responding

E. Cabooter (Speaker), Millet, K. M. T. (Speaker), M. Pandelaere (Speaker), B. Weijters (Speaker)
4 Aug 2013

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The referral backfire effect: The identity threatening nature of referral failure

B. Claus (Speaker), K. Geyskens (Speaker), Millet, K. M. T. (Speaker), S. Dewitte (Speaker)
17 Aug 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

In the mood for special experiences: The impact of day-to-day changes on consumers

J. Eelen (Speaker), Millet, K. M. T. (Speaker), L. Warlop (Speaker)
5 Oct 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The “I” in extreme responding

E. Cabooter (Speaker), Millet, K. M. T. (Speaker), M. Pandelaere (Speaker), B. Weijters (Speaker)
23 May 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic