Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/168812
Authors: 
Pop, Nicolae Al.
Dabija, Dan-Cristian
Iorga, Ana Maria
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] Amfiteatru Economic Journal [ISSN:] 2247-9104 [Volume:] 16 [Year:] 2014 [Issue:] 35 [Pages:] 26-40
Abstract: 
A key challenge in the 21st century is identifying how to satisfy consumers’ needs in the best manner possible, whilst ensuring companies’ financial profitability. Scientists play a major role in achieving this goal, as research methods, techniques and tools have continuously evolved. In the last two decades, the development of these instruments has seen an important boost, as neuromarketing methods and techniques added depth and accuracy to traditional studies. The main aim of this paper is to highlight the role and importance of neuromarketing research techniques in the evolution of neurosciences and to explain how these techniques are used in market research. One of the most important challenges for companies who offer neuromarketing services is to stick to ethical principles when performing the investigations. This is an obligation they have both towards the beneficiaries – the companies providing products or services – and towards their consumers as well. This challenge has always been a subject of dispute between the advocates and critics of neuromarketing.
Subjects: 
neuromarketing
neuroscience
market research
ethical responsibility
experimental research
JEL: 
D87
M30
M31
Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article

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