Thomas Z. Ramsøy

Category: cognition

A Third Visual Pathway in Social Media Marketing

A Third Visual Pathway in Social Media Marketing

Ever pondered how our brains navigate the complex world of social media marketing? Scientists have recently discovered a brain circuit responsible for your responses to yet another influencer post For years, scientists have mapped the human visual system with two main pathways: the dorsal and ventral streams. But what if there’s a third pathway, one […]

AI Models Share Human Cognitive Biases

AI Models Share Human Cognitive Biases

How much do you trust artificial intelligence (AI) to make decisions for you? Would you believe that AI can be smarter than humans, or even surpass human intelligence? Are AI models free from cognitive biases? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be surprised to learn that AI is not as objective and […]

Unlocking the Consumer Mind — Neuromarketing

Unlocking the Consumer Mind — Neuromarketing

Today, I’m excited to take you on a journey through the captivating world of neuromarketing and consumer neuroscience — where science and consumer behavior intersect. I’ve long been interested in establishing a framework and ground truth for neuromarketing and consumer neuroscience. It’s been woefully lacking since we even started doing this! As a co-editor of […]

Bridging Realities: Architecture, Virtual Reality, and the Brain

Bridging Realities: Architecture, Virtual Reality, and the Brain

How close to reality must a virtual environment be before the brain shows a similar response to real-life experiences? In a world where the tangible melds with the intangible, we recently embarked on a groundbreaking exploration into the intricate tapestry of human experience in architectural spaces, both real and virtual. The work — a recent […]

The Myth of More: When Attention Isn’t Enough

The Myth of More: When Attention Isn’t Enough

In the bustling heart of New York City, a billboard looms large. It’s an advertisement for a new brand of sneakers, and it’s designed to grab your attention. Bright colors, bold text, and a celebrity endorsement — it’s got all the makings of a successful ad. But as the days go by, the people walking […]

Does Generative AI Have an Uncanny Valley Problem?

Does Generative AI Have an Uncanny Valley Problem?

Explore the concept of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ within the context of generative AI. Discover how this phenomenon impacts our perception and acceptance of AI-generated content, and the potential of neuroscience methods to aid in overcoming these issues, enhancing the relevance and appeal of generative AI solutions

Three Dimensions of Consumer Engagement

Three Dimensions of Consumer Engagement

Unravel the secrets of consumer engagement with a three-dimensional model – Knowledge, Preference, and Relevance. Discover neuro and AI tools for measurement, and explore actionable strategies to captivate your audience

Impulsivity in Consumers: The Cognitive Twist in Retail

Impulsivity in Consumers: The Cognitive Twist in Retail

Impulsivity, once considered a foil in the retail world, is now taking center stage as the industry experiences an unprecedented transformation. The familiar sights of carefully curated displays, attentive sales staff, and the comforting hum of human interaction in physical storefronts are being replaced and enhanced by a new era of shopping – a virtual […]