Neuromarketing & More

This is the Straylight blogg page with insights we would like to share with you. We are interested in the boarder line between marketing, behavioral economics and neuro science. Happy reading.

 

Disney Knows Your Brain And Wants Your Emotions

Disney’s new Pixar release, Inside Out (image: Disney.com) The launch of Pixar’s latest animated film, Inside Out, is imminent. While most will watch the film for its story and animation, there’s an interesting backstory. Much of the story takes place inside the head of the main character, the 11-year-old Riley. Five emotions interact there, voiced by […]

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Print vs. Digital: Another Emotional Win for Paper

Every year, consumers spend more time using digital devices. Every year, more media is consumed digitally. Naturally, advertising dollars are increasingly flowing to digital as well. But, don’t pull the plug on that direct mail campaign just yet. New research has again shown that content on paper affects our brains in different and more powerful […]

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Understanding The Mind of The Shopper

Shopping is a complex experience that begins with goals and expectations in the mind of the shopper and ends with a decision to buy or not to buy. In between, it’s a physical experience that involves navigating through physical space, activating all our senses, and weighing lots of alternatives. Shopping can be, and often is, […]

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How Game Of Thrones Shows You One Way To Get Your Customer’s Attention

Game of Thrones, the wildly popular HBO series based on novels by George R. R. Martin, gets a lot of attention. According to Ben Parr, author of Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention, there’s solid science behind that success. And, you can use the same factors to get and hold your customer’s attention.  Here’s the science, according to Parr. […]

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Building The Perfect Website With Brain Science

Neuromarketing can make a contribution to website design in three powerful ways: Help designers understand how people’s brains actually consume web pages Eye tracking applied to website viewing has shown that gaze patterns are determined by two types of attention: Bottom-up attention: This type of attention is involuntary and automatic. When viewing websites, bottom-up attention is […]

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The A hole effect

The brain works in mysterious ways and not always the way we want. New brain science shows that money make us less human. You may not want to be to rich. Most of us are dreaming of and working for having more money, allowing us to achieve some of our goals in life. But it […]

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What Neuromarketing Really Means

A friend of mine from Örebro asked me a bit grumpy why Neuromarketing really is that important. Really? Örebro is a Swedish city well known for their little whiny dialect and since I’m from the same city, this is how you talk. Therefore I could see through the question and knew what really actually meant: This is the best I’ve heard […]

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Lies we tell ourselves

I recently read an article about lies we tell ourselves, which lead me in to the many other articles we’ve written about neuromarketing and behavioral economics. One of the lies is that we like to think that we are rational. That we are weighing the facts, do an analysis of potential consequences and make good […]

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Google is winning

Google is a winning company and we understand why. A little more than two years ago, in January 2011, Larry Page took over the title CEO after Eric Schmidt. This was a time when Google had to fight towards brands such as Facebook, which stole both employees and users. Google’s Android grew but Apple kept […]

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