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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Calvert discovered once she analyzed the results further. An eye-grabbing advertisement, a catchy slogan, an infectious jingle?

How much do we know about why we buy? I find the book interesting, especially his marketing insights and inputs. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. And that’s one of the easiest things to get me fired up about!

The traditional mediums of marketing are rapidly changing and the costs of marketing are demanding better targetting and assessment of the potential impact of the messages being purchased. For example, before measuring neural activity in the brains of smokers in response to cigarette logos, cigarette packs and subliminal imagery smokers were required as a lndstrom test condition to abstain from smoking for two hours prior to the test.

Body Language Sales Secrets: Page 1 of 1 Start over Lihdstrom 1 of 1. This means that I will always harbour resentment towards Lindstrom for writing such a bad book — a book I was forced to read from cover to cover. Guyology is, he demonstrates the effectiveness of various methods of getting us to buy. Who has access lindstrlm this technology? Lindstrom, when writing about your groundbreaking new experiments that delve into the inner workings of consumer behavior, please refrain from starting each chapter with the equivalent of the following: But ultimately, unless you are in advertising, I’m buhology sure there’s much there.

Without a proper indication of benchmarking across tests, method seems reliant on a sort of inverted association testing. Neuromarketing is an increasingly used tool in politics and product promotion.

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Aug 04, Judith rated it really liked it. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If you value your purchasing sovereignty, read this book and borrow it from the library, so as to avoid ‘buying’ into Lindstrom’s hype.


Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Our buyoology can remember and recall a visual or brand even before we have consciously realized what it is. I have a confession. This Must be the PLAce. The Science Of Shopping. Published October 21st by Currency first published January 1st Personally, I found the chapters where he confessed being the consultant for improving the bottom line of a egg company in Saudi Arabia, the devilish fear of sublime messages in advertisements and the James Bond strategy of making money in Casino Royale, why all supermarkets have a bakery inside their outlets – absolutely interesting so much so that this information itself was worth the cost for this really cool informative book.

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I normally love books about consumer psychology Self-Promoting Marketing Piece But Has Some Value Martin Lindstrom is a high energy marketing consultant who has a lot to say about himself, and while taking short rests from that activity provides some interesting information about the pruported subject of the book, neuromarketing.

Who will be able to control the use of this technology? Rituals Lindstgom senses are much more important than logos. In conclusion, what I have learned from this book is that we are irrational buyers when it comes to shopping. With this approach, even if viewers avoid watching any second spots, they can still see the stars of the show typing on an Apple Computer, drinking a Pepsi, and so on. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. MRIs prove people are deeply unaware of their own preferences and habits, making this guy’s method of brand-testing much more effective than decades-old, linddstrom focus groups and such.


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I could have done with a lot more of that kind of stuff without the author’s faux science veneer and frenzied trumpeting ,indstrom his own horn.

Does sex actually sell? The answers to such questions should show pretty readily if a technology can honestly be considered neutral or not.

It does, in a way, advertise other companies like some comments have said but the book in itself lindstfom attention grabbing. Consider how Gladwell can say obvious things in such a low-key way that you take time to consider his arguments fully.


I am surprised with the results of his research, and it’s buoylogy to take into consideration the possible effects of advertising strategies to consumers. I do not understand so much negative feedback other than it seems many people expected it to be more or less! The reason machines were used instead of something much simpler, like questionnaires, is that we often do not know ourselves how we feel about a product.

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It is written by a branding guru wunderkind though at enn he will soon stop being a “kind” and I wonder if the “wunder” will stick who got millions of dollars from corporations to sponsor sophisticated brain scans to determine how peoples’ brains respond to different brands.

A brief history on past failed practices to elicit this information, as well as the current and apparently successful techniques, are discussed prior to the meat of the book, which is mainly about how our brains react to stimulus and how advertisers are tapping into that knowledge, for better or worse. Just as our brains do to each one of us every single day. The science is interesting, and the results are sometimes interesting as well–especially where the rational mind says one thing and the primitive “Blink” brain says another.

Seriously, I just wasted 4 odd hours of my time so you don’t have to. Jul 31, Thomas rated it it was ok. Even though it is not as ground breaking as it claims to be, I recommend that it is definitely still worth picking up, whether you are a market researcher, advertiser or a general reader interested in neuro-marketing. XBOX that’s what the commercial linrstrom advertising. In the hands of a less self-promotional author, the same material might have soared beyond the business shelves of the bookstore to attract the general reader.

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