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On Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 10:18 , Bill Spight wrote:
> Technically, those elements are not subliminal, but they are unattended
> to. The Poetzl Effect
Yup, and there is a lot of research being done about this.
Whether or not any of it has anything to do with advertising is
contestable, and, while admen enjoy playing all sorts of tricks, since
lots of them are brash young whippersnappers, nothing has been shown
that these 'unattended to' perceptions lead to behavioral adaptations,
as you say.
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