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Natural disaster relief: How does psychological distance affect donations?

When natural disasters occur, news reports can tug on our hearts and influence how we react to relief efforts. According to a new study published, consumers are more likely to make a financial donation when there is a sense of immediate urgency and when the act of donating makes them feel good.
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