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Subliminal Persuasion: Overview
Since the 1950's, there has been enormous public concern over hidden messages in art, music, and advertising. Subliminal self-help tapes are a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet many psychologists claim that subliminal influence consists at best of...
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What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
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Subliminal Persuasion: References
(1957). " Persuaders' Get Deeply 'Hidden' Tool: Subliminal Projection " Advertising Age , Vol 37, page 127, September 16, 1957. Benes, Kathryn M.., Gutkin, Terry B., Decker, T. Newell, (1990) "The effects of mellow and frenetic music on...
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Do Subliminal Audio Tapes Work?
The theoretical potential for subliminal audio is not able to be established from the published scientific data at this time. Clearly, the published empirical data show that subliminal audio influence is either extremely weak or non-existent. And most...
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Why are some experts skeptical about subliminal influence?
There was once a legitimate scientific controversy over whether subliminal perception really occurs or not. The question was whether someone can perceive something unconsciously. All kinds of experiments were performed to try to prove that we were...
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Is Subliminal Influence a Threat?
Potentially, yes, subliminal influence of various kinds could represent some sort of social threat. It isn't likely that people could be turned into automatons by subliminal influence, but it is arguable that we are already greatly, even unfairly, being...
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Is Subliminal Influence Used in Advertising?
If we use the term subliminal in the way that it is commonly used, to mean any sort of hidden message, then yes, advertisers do frequently hide their message. This might even be considered a standard advertising practice. Advertising agencies are paid to...
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Alliteration, Analogy, and Adaptation: Lessons Learned of 'Mascot Madness'
There is a Persuasion principle, Psychological Reactance Theory, that says we HATE to have our freedoms limited, and that played out here. Now, though, we have a chance for MANY voices to be heard (like Matt Jones's and Jody ...
How to listen better
Poignant writing until your not so subliminal slant ..."it's evident every time someone settles a difference with a gun instead of conversation." As if no other means of violence has settled a difference.
Ces musulmans laïques qu'il faut soutenir
Superbe chronique, ce lundi dans Libération, de l'écrivaine franco-tunisienne Fawzia Zouari, en défense de Kamel Daoud. Le romancier algérien a annoncé qu'il renonçait à poursuivre une carrière dans le journalisme, après avoir essuyé les critiques ...
Turn the Gospel Loose
Leadership: Is persuasion an honorable endeavor, or is it just a fancy term for trickery? Hoffmann: Certainly it's ... They sense it right away—maybe in the words themselves, or in the tone of voice, or in subliminal impressions.
NBC's 'Apocalypse' goes to the end of Earth for laughs
But evil must-see plot on our collective unconscious or not, “You, Me and the Apocalypse” is a genuine treat. No subliminal persuasion needed. The 10-episode series, which premieres Thursday at 8 p.

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