Posts Tagged ‘senses’

Type: Insights & Ideas | 1,978 views

A Time To Tell Stories

The meaning of stories is unique and personal to each individual. How people interpret stories is affected by factors such as age, previous events and experiences, and cultural context. A well-told story is good, but selecting the best place and time can make it great.

Type: Articles & Papers | 1,309 views

Multi-Sensory Sculpting (MSS): Eliciting Embodied Brand Knowledge via Multi-Sensory Metaphors

The opinions we have about brands are developed through conscious and un-conscious experiences. This study looks at how a method called multi-sensory sculpting (MSS) can be used to retrieve brand knowledge.

Type: Insights & Ideas | 3,394 views

Sensing Results

In the Age of Now many brands have moved beyond implementing pleasant atmospherics and have begun developing immersive sensory experiences for good reason – sensory appeal increases engagement, percentage of footfall in stores and overall sales.

Type: Articles & Papers | 1,506 views

Autotelic Need for Touch, Haptics, and Persuasion: The Role of Involvement

This article details three experiments where the element of touch is explored in terms of its ability to increase persuasion. The “research extends previous work by including involvement in the context of an appeal by a nonprofit.” The Madison Symphony Orchestra is the subject of one experiment.

Type: Articles & Papers | 1,523 views

Product, Scent and Memory

This article finds that “product scent is more effective than ambient scent at enhancing memory for product information. The results suggest that, although ambient scent has received the bulk of attention from researchers and managers in recent years, greater focus on product scent is warranted.”

Type: Insights & Ideas | 2,074 views

Scents That Linger in Memory

Chances are your favorite erasers when you were a child were scented. This wasn’t because they made erasing any easier, but the scent added novelty to an otherwise generic item. You might not care for scented items now, but a recent study shows that you will remember a product more if it ignites your olfactory system.

Type: Insights & Ideas | 4,722 views

Delighting at the Shelf

Delight through design creates the positive emotions that are essential to the development of brand relationships. Not only will multisensory packaging make shopping a more exciting and fulfilling experience, but it has the ability to transform stores into theatres of dreams.

Type: Insights & Ideas | 3,006 views

The Effects of Aroma on Emotion

Unlike sight, sound, touch and taste, the sense of smell cannot be switched off and thereby provides brands the opportunity to engage consumers at an intimate, sub-conscious level. Here are some examples of the use of smell in advertising and communications by companies such as Bloom, Emack & Bolio’s, and Saatchi & Saatchi Prague.

Type: Insights & Ideas | 3,394 views

Making Sense of the Five Senses

Rather than focusing solely on signage to attract shoppers, retailers are realizing the effectiveness of stimulating the senses in-store to encourage consumers to spend more time browsing and possibly ring up another sale at the cash register.

Type: Lovemarks & Brands | 1,519 views

To Taste

Sensuality, along with Mystery and Intimacy, is one of the three magic ingredients in a Lovemark. Sight, scent, hearing, touch and taste are gateways to the emotions and a powerful means of connecting with the consumer.

Type: News & Media | 1,217 views

Fast Company

Fast talk

The dominant interface of the future is the screen. When in front of a screen, people have the choice to either lean back or lean forward. You have to engage people emotionally so they can lean in and get involved. “The promise shouldn’t change. What should change is the context and the way it is handled [for different mediums].”