Adam Ferrier

Oct 7, 2015

Advertising: Harder than brain surgery or rocket ...

In this latest installment of 'Unobvious Observations', Adam Ferrier proves he is a true believer in the power of advertising and wonders why its practitioners don't put serious effort into truly understanding the craft.

Aug 17, 2015

Unobvious Observations: Motivation is overrated

Briefs all too often focus on building motivation, something that's frequently unnecessary or impossible, writes Adam Ferrier. But if they're not focusing on creating desire, what should marketers and their agencies be paying attention to?

Jul 13, 2015

Unobvious Observations: Psychology 101

Five psychological experiments every marketer should know.

Jun 16, 2015

Unobvious Observations: The pratfall effect

Consider the impact that negative information or imperfections can have on desirability, writes Adam Ferrier.

Jun 15, 2015

Two-speed evolution

Australian marketing is splitting into two distinct paths.

May 13, 2015

Unobvious Observations: Cognitive fluency

Your consumers don't want to think if they don't have to, which is fine if they already know and love your brand. But what if you need to get their attention? Adam Ferrier explains the psychology of cognitive fluency and the impact for brands.