2013 Super Bowl Winners & Brain Movies

Sands Research has released their 2013 Super Bowl winners and losers, along with the “brain movies” to show how each ad lit up viewers’ brains. For the first time that I can remember, the top spot was a tie – Coca-Cola “Security Camera” (Wieden + Kennedy) and Budweiser’s “Clydesdale” (Anomaly) finished in a dead heat. [...]

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Brain Movies: Top 5 Super Bowl Ads

Everyone loves to rank Super Bowl ads, and one neuromarketing firm that did so is Sands Research (see Super Bowl 2010 Ad Winners. Sands uses a combination of EEG, eye-tracking, biometrics, and surveys to calculate a “neuro-engagement factor” for each ad. Does that mean these ads will sell more product? Not necessarily. But here are [...]

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Neuromarketing Firm Awards Olympic Gold to Visa, Home Depot

Mega-sporting events are always mega-advertising events, and the cost to become a sponsor or advertiser is a huge commitment of corporate dollars. The inevitable question that arises after the event is, “Was it worth it?” NeuroFocus, a neuromarketing research company, has released their “Beijing Brand Study” which attempts to answer that question for the 2008 [...]

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