Neuroscience reveals the predictable segments that drive human behavior. Yes, always

“We were looking to understand consumers in a new way and Thriveplan definitely delivered. We have a whole new understanding, and appreciation, for where consumers are coming from that we never had before. It was the type of insight leadership we were looking for. Be prepared to think in new ways.” 

– Insights Director, Global Beverage Portfolio

Quickly get to what really delineates behavior for your market. 

Traditional segmentation – like most research – relies on “what people think they think.” In the age of Behavioral Science, those multi-month, exorbitant budget studies are an inefficient relic.

Powered by The 9 WHY’s, we identify segments that go well beyond mere attitudes to clarify the Motivations and Costs that drive real-life behavior.

This lets you go to market leaner, meaner, and more effectively than your competition.

The trouble with traditional segmentation…

The segments are unique, but not actionable.

Hooray! You found a unique (usually psychographic // attitudinal) way to define the audience. Boo… you can’t point out the people in real life to bring it to bear on real world behavior.

The segments are actionable, but not unique.

Woot! You used traditional measures to identify demographic segments you can reach with activation programs. Oops… your competitors did the same thing and you’re all working against the ‘lowest common denominator’ in the marketplace.

The schema reflects a static point-in-time.

Phew! You finally got through the data room to align on segments. Dang… you’ll have to live with them for years to come – even as the consumer context and competitive landscape evolves continuously.

Thriveplan is the organization I go to with nearly any strategic insights challenge I find myself tackling for my clients. Their approach is unique and groundbreaking in that the foundation is rooted in long-studied behavioral science. The particular category and consumer group is then overlaid along with the particular objectives of the research, whether that be segmentation, journey mapping or other specific understanding gaps. The result is a road map for the clients that uncovers much deeper, more actionable insights than the typical primary research study. The team is comprised of true strategic partners versus just a research supplier. With the talented team and the behavioral science approach, my clients are never disappointed.” 
– Principal, Strategic Insights Consultancy

Which is why BeSci segmentation…

Reveals the WHY, and connects it to real life.

The world of Neuropsychology provides the techniques to measure the pre-conscious drivers of behavior. Advanced statistical modeling links these pre-conscious WHY’s to real-world tactics so you focus on what matters most in driving your category and brand. Unique AND actionable.

Measures what’s changing over time, and provides clear direction on what to do about it.

Once you know what matters most, you can ditch confounding equity monitors, instead continually measuring the few things that matter most in real life, and provide your team with an agile approach to continuous improvement.

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Get deeper than merely observing behavior.

Your rational // System 2 brain PERCEIVES it has all the information it needs to make an informed decision…but does it?

Perfectly informed decisions are an illusion, but the human brain has evolved to manage the uncertainty of everyday life. Specifically, the brain’s four primary strategies – the 4 core Motivations – offer fundamentally different views of the world.

Download our primer to learn how identifying these strategies allows us to not only explain, but predict human behavior:

Human Behavior: The origination story’

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