Join us in celebrating the work of research publicist Mary-Ann Twist, managing editor of the Journal of Consumer Research. In this and related posts we feature the beginnings of press releases written by Ms. Twist. Each has a characteristically (yes!) Twisty headline and/or opening sentence. Here’s the second:
Why Do Grotesque Fashion Ads Lure Consumers?
Women’s fashion magazines are chock full of ads, some featuring bizarre and grotesque images. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, these ads are effective at grabbing consumers’ attention.