I believe subliminal advertising works, but does it really work this well?
I think we all make seemingly conscious decisions that we can’t explain and often the explanations reside in our subconscious mind. I think we all can be affected by images we come in contact with, but never consciously perceive. I think it operates in much the same way that advertisers hope we’ll associate a specific brand with a catchy jingle or how by seeing an ad over and over again we’ll eventually buy a product even if we haven’t seen that ad in quite some time.
But really, does it work anywhere as well as it does in this video? I’m thinking no.
Here’s the direct link to the video on YouTube if want to see some of Derren Brown’s other videos. Living in the U.S. Derren Brown is new to me, but I would guess he’s familiar to many of you.
What do you think? It’s certainly an interesting video, but do you really believe subliminal messages work as well as this?