Advertising agencies have undergone a monumental shift in the past year. The brands that they work with and the creative that they produce has been fundamentally impacted by rapidly moving cultural changes and a shift in the way we consume media content. Creative minds have had to adapt; not only in the way they collectively...

In 2003, four Dutch academics led a study into the potential of financial gain from imitating someone else’s behaviour. They hypothesised that if a waitress relayed their customers order back to them, that their tip size would increase. Their theory was based on the connection between Mimicry and ‘Prosocial Behaviour’; i.e. if we mimic someone...