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Neuromarketing: Pharma Threat?

Some people find drug company marketing reprehensible, and apparently nobody more so than these four organizations: the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum. They have filed a complaint…

Medical Marketing: Is That REAL Pain?

Robert Burton of Salon wrote an interesting piece that discusses both the field of prescription drug marketing and how fMRI brain scans have been used to show that pain is "real." Fibromyalgia is a condition in which patients seem to…

Are Women Better At Sales?

In our recent article on The Mating Mind, we described how "romantically primed" men were much more likely to spend lots of money than men who were not so primed, and than women in either condition. Separately, we've also noted that female…