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When Your Computer Watches Back

I frequently joke about journalists who use the term "Orwellian" to describe neuromarketing, but Orwell's novel 1984 did foresee one technology that may become a reality: a television (or at least a monitor) that watches you back. The…

It’s Super Bowl Brain Scan Time!

Lots of people look forward to the Super Bowl. While most eagerly anticipate the on-field action, a significant portion of the game's TV viewers pay more attention to the ads. (If you are reading this, you are likely one of the latter!)…

Avoid the Corner of Death!

What's the worst place to put your logo, and where do advertisers most often put their logo in print ads, TV spots, and direct mail pieces? The answer is the same: the lower right corner, an area dubbed the "Corner of Death" by facial…

3D Commercials, Different Dynamics

3D entertainment has finally gone mainstream. Although three dimensional movies have existed for decades, they were largely gimmicky and had significant viewing problems. Now, James Cameron's Avatar brought 3D to the big screen in a way…

Websites That Suck Increase Stress

We know that slow, balky, and confusing websites aren't a good thing. Traffic metrics show this, as does conversion data. Google, whom some think of as passively indexing the web, believes quick-loading pages are essential to a good user…

Eye Tracking Shows Cultural Differences

East Asian subjects process a picture differently than their North American counterparts, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study used both eye tracking and conventional survey…

Free Web Page Heat Maps?

The common belief is that neuromarketing is trying to find the mythical "buy button" in the brain. If you are an ecommerce web designer, though, the "buy button" is one thing you want to be sure your visitors can find very easily! One of…