posts tagged ‘anxiety

Using ethnographic field studies, technology research, trend data and even science fiction, Brian David Johnson helps Intel develop an actionable 10- to 15-year vision for the future of technology. We talked to him last fall while researching one of our 10 Trends for 2014, Rage Against the Machine—the idea that as we move further into […]

Read our roundups in magazine form on Flipboard, via the iOS and Android app or online; click here to find our magazine collection. Due to year-end office closures, this double-edition roundup covers items from the past two weeks. -We released our annual list of 100 Things to Watch for the year ahead. -Various media outlets covered our […]

Brazilians are blessed with an optimism that infuses their daily lives and colors their perception of the world. Indeed, they are the happiest population in the world, according to a 2012 WIN/Gallup study (93 percent of Brazilians say they are happy). As we note in our recent report “The Brazil Opportunity: A Guide for Marketers,” […]

Almost three-quarters of South American respondents reported feeling nervous or anxious in JWT’s global AnxietyIndex study. Our most extensive study of consumer anxiety to date surveyed 6,075 adults aged 18-plus in 27 markets—including Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico—using SONAR™, JWT’s proprietary online research tool. Anxiety drivers vary greatly by country. In Brazil, where protests have […]

Globally, 71 percent of people report feeling anxious, according to recently published research by JWT’s AnxietyIndex. As part of its most extensive study of consumer anxiety to date, AnxietyIndex surveyed 6,075 adults aged 18-plus in 27 markets using SONAR™, JWT’s proprietary online research tool. Who’s suffering the most? Pakistan, where more than 90 percent feel […]

Earlier this week AnxietyIndex released JWT’s AnxietyIndex 2013 Global Report, its most extensive study of consumer anxiety to date. AnxietyIndex surveyed 6,075 adults aged 18-plus in 27 markets using SONAR™, JWT’s proprietary online research tool. The study found that anxiety is relatively high overall, with 7 in 10 respondents reporting that they feel anxious; Pakistanis […]

-The Atlantic releases its list of the year’s “brave thinkers,” people who are “risking their reputations, fortunes, and lives in pursuit of big ideas.” -Foreign Policy examines whether the BRIC nations are “really the future of the global economy.” -Gender equality has advanced in education and health care, but significant gaps remain when it comes […]

McKinsey Quarterly explores how companies can capture a slice of the $30 trillion that emerging market consumers will be spending by 2025. Newsweek’s David Frum takes a look at why Americans have transitioned from the panic of the recession to a more longstanding ambient anxiety. (Although by contrast, senior citizens are generally optimistic and content, […]


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