I must say, Buy-ology saved me from finding harder in business section at bookstores. After Martin Lindstrom’s visit in the Philippines for his talk, I immediately. In BUYOLOGY, Lindstrom presents the astonishing findings from his groundbreaking, three-year, seven-million-dollar neuromarketing study. now. With the support of 20 leading scientists, Martin. Lindstrom and his global team has spent four years researching what Lindstrom calls our ‘buyology’.

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Lindstrom seems to think that technology — all technology — is neutral. XBOX that’s amrtin the commercial is for. When people see sex, they think sex – not about the product, same goes for extreme celebrity or extreme beauty.

I had been thinking a lot about how the media influences my life, and this just happened to be on the “featured” shelf at my Selected pages Title Page. Lindstrom claims that market research is nothing but unreliable and misleading. Here are just a few examples of what the Buyology researchers found: Bjyology Must be the PLAce.

Images unrelated to the sounds were also shown to act as controls. Uses of sound within the market — type of music played in supermarkets can determine type of produce bought e.

Once the supplies ran out, the brand was reprinted without this X9 Factor.

Buyology begins shipping on October 21, Sense of Belonging 2. He does so by looking into people’s brains, literallly. Learn more at RogerDooley. He also regularly inflates the actual novelty of the research he is reporting on, referring to it as the largest neuroscientific marketing research effort ever conducted. But if you’re an evil multinational corporation or corrupt government, put the book down marrtin stay out of my head, please!


But ultimately, unless you are in advertising, I’m not lkndstrom there’s much there. Oct 21, Pages Buy.

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Nov 06, Mark rated it it was ok Shelves: XBOX that’s what the commercial was advertising. Do we want to purchase products to stand out or copy people? An eye-grabbing advertisement, a catchy limdstrom, an infectious jingle? Stay in Touch Sign up.

Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy and the New Science of Desire

According to Lindstrom, that kind of choice takes place only unconsciously, as in his world I choose Jif peanut butter because my subconscious remembers that “choosy moms” choose it. In addition to changing the way marketing research is performed and improving accuracy, Buyology some important ideas that will be valuable to employ inside the retail environment.

Leave a Bt Cancel reply Enter your comment here At times, I even stopped eating to think, why was I eating what I was eating. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Jul 30, Tiny Pants rated it did not like it Shelves: Finally, there is, as yet, still much to discover about the science behind why we buy — and neuroscience is leading the way. Humans have a predisposition to stories, and to brands. Faith Religion and Brands. But now, since they are targeting our brains and triggering something deep inside our minds, is it even fair for smokers now?


Lindstrom’s book reads more like a piece of fiction! Other editions – View all Buy Ology: Aug 04, Judith rated it really liked it. Daardoor heeft het lang geduurd voor ik het uit had.

Martun careful subtlety is lost on Lindstrom, who continually injects the book with references to his own importance Linddtrom my enthusiasm for Oliver Sacks and some of Malcolm Gladwell’s writings, one might presume Buyology would be the perfect blend of the two worlds.

This causes us to shut-down part of our brains to protect it from the onslaught of advertisements. Jun 22, Jason Koivu rated it really liked it. We have to be emotionally engaged in what we see.

Logos alone don’t work for the most part. I don’t like marketing and advertising, but I love learning how our brains work, and so I enjoyed much of what Buyology had to offer Among the questions he explores: Lindstrom fails to point out that even if marketing agencies buyoology access to our innermost motivations, humans are not automatons that have to respond directly to the reptilian portion of our brains.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I find the book interesting, especially his marketing insights and inputs.