The Nature of Automaticity When I was in graduate school I read an article that changed my thinking about how the mind works. It was called “The Unbearable Automaticity of…Read More
In this interview Stephen Springfield, EVP at Sentient, is asked:”What can you expect when you add emotional measures to your research?”. Stephen describes the challenges surrounding concept testing and how…Read More
Our latest results from the Consumer Subconscious Research Lab show Clinton’s ads have significant impact in changing implicit perceptions. Here’s the data.
Political ad testing of Sanders’ “America,” ad (with Simon and Garfunkel enhancing the subtext) reveals how he’s is evoking emotion based on values.
After his first loss in Iowa, Donald Trump may want to consider quantifying the true implicit impact of his ads. In the days preceding the Iowa Caucuses, the Sentient Consumer…Read More
Persuasive advertising moves people with emotion. At its essence, emotion is a relevance signaling mechanism. It tells us what we should attend to in our environments. It sets the magnitude of…Read More