Monthly Archives: July 2010

The FCC and Subliminal Advertising – part 3






by Jeff Warrick Below is a transcript from the opening of the Hearing on Subliminal Communication Technology that took place Monday, August 6, 1984. This section of the hearing deals with the House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Technology, … Continue reading

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The FCC and Subliminal Advertising – part 2






By Jeff Warrick On August 6, 1984 a Congressional Subcommittee of the Committee on Science and Technology met to discuss Subliminal Communication Technology. Below is a short video clip from our feature documentary, “PROGRAMMING THE NATION?” – about the history … Continue reading

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The FCC and Subliminal Advertising – part 1






By Jeff Warrick It seems to me that there is quite a bit of disinformation available out there regarding the laws prohibiting subliminal advertising. As a result, (and based on my interviews with average people on the streets), I’ve reached … Continue reading

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Science Sensai Episode – Can Subliminal Messages Alter the Outcome of an Election?






A 2007 study conducted by cognitive scientist Dr. Ran Hassin of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Psychology Department, (originally published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dec. 4, 2007), shows that subliminal exposure to national flags affects … Continue reading

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Alcohol Increases Aggression; No Drinking Required






French researchers confirm that alcohol-related cues increase aggressive thoughts and behaviors, even if one hasn’t actually imbibed. By Tom Jacobs Feeling aggressive and hostile toward the people around you? Perhaps you’ve had one too many. Thoughts, that is. About alcohol. … Continue reading

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Coming up next … good, clean TV: Wal-Mart and P&G team up on wholesome programming






Original Article and Comments NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Feeling overwhelmed by the sex, violence and inappropriate content on prime-time television? Fear not, squeaky-clean entertainment is on its way to your living room. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday it was working with … Continue reading

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“Spellcasters”: The Hunt for the “Buy-Button” in Your Brain






Original Article Editor’s Note: Truthout is joining with the World Business Academy in an effort to demonstrate popular opposition to the unethical practice of neuromarketing manipulation. Please visit the Stop Neuromarketing page to view a video and sign the petition. … Continue reading

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Bar code on Ferrari’s tail goes up in smoke






by Alan Baldwin Original Article Ferrari has removed the bar-code part of the paint jobs on its Formula 1 cars because of a claim that it is subliminal advertising for cigarette sponsor Marlboro. The team said ahead of the Spanish … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to regulate loud TV ads






Original Post Many Americans have been concerned for years about excessively loud TV commercials that raise the decibel level of sound from the program they have been watching. The FCC response to my complaint about loud TV ads during the … Continue reading

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The Photoshop Effect






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