Feeling the FOMO

Exam season in most Australian universities has concluded, and with the summer break commencing, many students are away overseas to escape the wet Australian winter, enjoying summer in far warmer and drier countries. With everyone being permanently online, this means everyone who’s spending their vacation in Australia tends to experience something called “FOMO”, which stands for ‘fear of missing out’. Dr. Wesley Lim, Lecturer in Marketing at Curtin University, delves into the consumer psychology behind FOMO.

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