Perceptions of Prospective ICT Teachers Regarding Usability of Subliminal Message Techniques in Education

  • Hasan Arslan Head of Department of Educational Sciences
  • Muzaffer Ozdemir Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology
  • Meltem Kuscu MA of Education Management and Supervision Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University/Turkey


Human brain is two hemispheres filled with secrets. What happens in the brain has always a research source and mystery for human. Some researchers associating human behaviors with the subconscious reported that if they reached to subconscious they could make the human demonstrate the desired behaviors. Researchers thinking like that have become the essential advisors for the advertisement sector trying to direct people to consumption especially. While the advertisement sector tries to make people buy things that dont need it also brought new concepts in the science world. The most known and emphasized one are subliminal messages. The purpose of this study is to examine use of subliminal messages for education from the point of view of students Computer and Instructional Technologies Education (CEIT). Since subliminal messages are dealt in terms of information technologies generally, opinions of CEIT senior class students dominating this field were referred. Interview technique one of the qualitative research methods was used in the study. In this study 42 students participated in the research. According to findings of the study, CEIT students expressed an opinion that subliminal messages could be beneficial for the education. It was found out that the most preferred method for education materials to be prepared is cartoon for students. It was expressed that 25. square technique was the most proper method as the subliminal method.


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Arslan, H., Ozdemir, M., & Kuscu, M. (2017). Perceptions of Prospective ICT Teachers Regarding Usability of Subliminal Message Techniques in Education. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 13(7), 81.