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Is there a Human in the House?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized many industries, including market research. However, using AI in primary market research studies is not without risks.

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Mirror-Mirror on the Wall

Mirror neurons are a special type of neuron that fire when a person physically acts or when a person observes another person doing the same thing. Mirroring is a nonverbal way of building rapport, trust, and strengthening relationships.

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Who’s the Boss?

You walk into a meeting with people you don’t know. How do you tell who’s the boss? Well, if one person is reclining with their fingers interlaced and hands clasped behind their head that is a safe bet they are the boss.

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Holding the Ball

When you see someone gesticulating with their hands, it is a reliable indicator that they are engaged, expressive, and interested. It almost seems as though they are drawing with their hands.

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AI-Based Fault Tolerant Qualitative Research

At Merrill Research, we have conducted the first fault-tolerant qualitative research study using a highly trained nonverbal intelligence expert backed by a highly tuned AI-based analytical tool.

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How to Lather, Rinse, and Repeat Your Way to Clean Research Results

Everyone is working hard together to mitigate bad survey data.  So, with this blog, we’d like to continue to offer up more suggestions that will help all of us to this end.

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Law & Order SVU Body Language Fact Check

“Is Law & Order reliable in depicting body language cues? You might be surprised by what you find out in our article! Don’t miss this fascinating read on TV and nonverbal communication.”

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Practical Applications for Nonverbal Intelligence and the Indications of Facial Half Framing.

What if you’re talking with someone and suddenly, they frame the side of their face with their thumb and forefinger without any support? What does that mean?

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Lean In (Literally)

If you are recruiting or interviewing) is leaning in. It has long been established that a person who leans in toward their subject is interested, and typically with positive engagement.

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Darling, I will Make you a Star

Market research can be a unique way to create content to create buzz or position your company as a thought leader in the industry.

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