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hotcool wrote (edited )

Music playing in the background in retail stores, like radioplay with lyrics and advertising. Environmental factors such as music are shown to strongly affect decision making from the unconscious level: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/232601627_The_Unconscious_Consumer_Effects_of_Environment_on_Consumer_Behavior

In other words, people who work with the radio on are being unconsciously programmed (aka "primed") with ideas, beliefs and decisions that they may not normally subscribe to.