Music-brand congruency in highand low-cognition radio advertising

  title={Music-brand congruency in highand low-cognition radio advertising},
  author={A. Lavack and M. Thakor and Ingrid Bottausci},
  journal={International Journal of Advertising},
  pages={549 - 568}
  • A. Lavack, M. Thakor, Ingrid Bottausci
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Advertising
  • Many radio commercials use background music to accompany a message. This research examines how brand-congruent music (i.e. music that ‘fits’ the brand) will affect ‘Attitude towards the Ad’ (AAd) and ‘Attitude towards the Brand’ (ABrand), specifically when used with different types of ad copy that are more or less demanding of cognitive resources (high-cognition vs low-cognition advertising copy). In high-cognition ads, congruent music results in a more positive AAd and ABrand compared to… CONTINUE READING
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