From a study which was carried out way back in 1895, through the present day, the psychology of advertising is an ongoing and evolutionary process.
Advertisers & marketers are constantly trying to conjure up the ultimate formula, that no matter what the product is or its price – you’ll find it compelling enough to engage with or purchase.
As we all have less and less time these days, advertisers are getting more and more creative as they attempt to promote their messages to us. A side effect of that increased level of promotion, is that groups of individuals are fighting back disrupting the system
Below is a brief run down on the devious psychology of advertising throughout history, you can view full hi-res version here