Have you ever noticed that when you watch a movie involving a car chase, a commercial comes on trying to sell you on an allegedly safe car? Yea, I didn’t notice that either. How about how most OTC sleep aids are a pale blue color? That one also passed me by.
When marketing meets psychology, we are all in trouble. Put together, it stacks the decks against you, as an educated consumer. You think you’re making an educated decision, but someone has already made that decision for you, and now they are just pushing you in the direction they want you to go. You are a marionette and marketers are pulling your strings.
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