Buyology has ratings and reviews. Mark said: Summation: Lindstrom gets all excited about doing brain scans on consumers as they view advertisem. Buyology by Martin Lindstrom is a compulsively readable (at least for marketers) account of a research project that spanned three years and cost $7 million. In BUYOLOGY, Lindstrom presents the astonishing findings from his Ford, and American Idol, BUYOLOGY is a fascinating and shocking.

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Buylogy could help nonprofits as well, to develop effective yet relatively inexpensive campaigns. Praise “A page-turner” — Newsweek ” Lindstrom dishes up results, alongside a buffet of past research, with clear writing and deft reasoning. With each new topic and chapter, the author blathers on about how you’re going to be totally amazed and shocked by what he has to tell you about the mysterious, murky happenings within the brain and how it forces you to buy a new iPod or bag of Doritos.

For example, when test subjects are shown warning labels or specific brands do these appear on cigarette boxes or just as independent words?

That is where the fMRI detector comes in. In general, a group of people is often enough to give you good data. But as buyologj as all that is, it’s not the worst thing about this bad book. To what extent do people in skimpy clothing and suggestive poses persuade us to buy products? See all books by Martin Lindstrom.


Other editions – View all Buy Ology: The author claims to be the driving force behind three year’s worth of this neuromarketing research, involving subjects from around the globe and Lord knows how many millions of dollars. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Feb 20, Jamie rated it did not like it.

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Neuromarketing is an Self-Promoting Marketing Piece But Has Some Value Martin Lindstrom is a high energy marketing consultant who has a lot linvstrom say about himself, and while taking short rests from that activity provides some interesting information about the pruported subject of the book, neuromarketing. The correlation between branding and religion is quite interesting, and so is the idea of “creating rituals” Learn more at RogerDooley. Buyolgoy volume of data collected in this study would make it a great starting point for academic critique.

And mainly, who can afford it?

Generally, as a neuroscientist, Dn also know that the NAcc is also involved in the response to fear, aversion and especially the prediction of something aversive.

Whether considering the roles of sex, religion, product placement or contradictions in consumer habits between what they say and what they do, Lindstrom explores how brain-scan studies reveal an avalanche of information about what works and what doesn’t. I had been thinking a lot about how the media influences my life, and this linndstrom happened to be on the “featured” shelf at my There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


One would be mistaken. Magic happens when people don’t think. Among the questions he explores: Not Enabled Screen Reader: Lindstrom integrates the older data with his newly released information in an effective and engaging way.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. While the studies provide facts, the interpretation of those facts are easy to argue. The fact is, so much of what we thought we knew about why we buy is wrong. James says 10 years ago. Bulletted, overexxagerated, and Ambitious!!!

So his tone is occasionally power-pointy. For instance, one part of the book is about rituals. Not onl I have a confession.

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I must say, Buy-ology saved me from finding harder in business section at bookstores. Written like a fast paced detective novel, “Buyology” unveils what neuromarketers know about our lindsstrom making so we can buy and sell more insightfully. No trivia or quizzes yet.