The concept of subliminal advertising has been around for decades. Here’s an interesting and current example of it, with the tables turned on advertising executives so they are the ones being influenced.
Caution: There’s a stuffed bear, owl and cat in this clip. If that concerns you, please don’t watch.
My interest in this video is in the implications for our teaching and our lives. If environmental stimuli has such a significant impact on our thinking, how can we set up classrooms to support our students’ creativity? What will be in your environment this summer and what sort of experiences will you engage in to support your own creativity?