Applied neuromarketing course

Applied neuromarketing

Increase the effectiveness of your conversion efforts by understanding how your customers’ brains work.

To optimize conversion rates, you need to change buyer behavior. Learn how the human brain works and how to leverage that knowledge to increase sales. This course is about more than just persuasion, cognitive biases and behavioral economics.

In just 5 sessions, you’ll learn how to…

  • Be more effective: Understand how the signal processing in the brain works so your message really gets into the mind of your audience.
  • Control perception: You can control what and how the content of your websites and landing pages will be perceived.
  • Raise buying motivation: Understand the influence of emotions and fears of your audience to increase the motivation to buy of your users.
André Morys
Andé Morys, CEO & Founder @ konversionsKRAFT (Web Arts AG)


Most online marketers apply consumer psychology superficially – like a tactic that you can just copy and paste.

But the human brain is too complex. It often doesn’t work to apply tactics without understanding the deeper mechanisms.

In this course, André will give you an overview how the human brain is hardwired and how to leverage that knowledge for more conversions.

André uses a lot of practical examples to showcase you the application of the knowledge. By attending the course, you will also have fun with tasks and interaction.

This course is right for you if…

  • You understand that a conversion is a result of a users behavior
  • You are generally interested in psychology and customer experience
  • You have already worked with psychological principles but maybe it didn’t work for you

This course is NOT for you if…

  • You think you understand your customers’ behavior by using Google Analytics
  • You think you need to do a lot of quick a/b tests instead of some really good ones
  • You think psychology is just some esotheric stuff for UX nerds.

Skills you should have before taking this course:

The course is suitable for everyone, but it helps to have:

  • General understanding about usability / UX / CX
  • Experience in optimization
  • Experience in user research


About your instructor:
André Morys

André has been an optimizer for more than 20 years and has been sharing his passion for optimization with others for nearly 10 years as an international keynote speaker, blogger and author.

André is co-founder of the Global Optimization Group, a network of leading optimization agencies across the world. He is also a university lecturer and recently received an award as Germany’s Best Employer out of hundreds of participants.

His own company konversionsKRAFT employs 75 conversion specialists and is regarded as one of the biggest CRO consultancies worldwide.

See for details.

Why we hand-selected André to teach this course

André is both incredibly knowledgeable about conversion optimization and very well connected in the industry. We’ve used the expertise of André and his team on multiple occasions and I’ve always been impressed with the depth of the recommendations received.

Daniel Waas, Director of Marketing @ GoToWebinar, LogMeIn

André is a passionate optimizer. He stops at nothing to find out what’s stopping users converting – then works with clients to fix it. It’s always a pleasure working on joint projects with him.

Stephen Pavlovich, CEO @

As the practice of optimizing, split testing and using persuasive psychology in product design has grown, it is thanks to leaders and thinkers in the field like André. Without his contribution, many people would still be stuck in the dark ages of testing and on a personal level. I’ve enjoyed every second of wisdom he’s imparted through talking and presenting. He’s my favorite speaker from the conferences I attend and invariably gets the highest rating from attendees – he’s that good.

Craig Sullivan, Chief Optimizer @ Optimal Visit


Your curriculum

Classes are self-paced and entirely online.

Applied neuromarketing

Class 1

Brain Fundamentals

Get the bigger picture of neuroscience and neuromarketing. How is it different from psychology? How do the disciplines work together? How can we use this knowledge to lever the potential of customer experience?

Topics covered:

  • How the brain basically works
  • Why customers are not in control of their mind
  • Why neuromarketing should be part of the core business model

Class 2

Control the Attention

Most optimizers are familiar with clickmaps and heatmaps from mousetracking or eyetracking. But do you know what stimulus triggers the attention? The eyes are hardwired with the brain and as an optimizer you should know how to influence the customer's behavior.

Topics covered:

  • People don’t control their attention rationally
  • Five proven ways to influence perception
  • Why perception is crucial for optimization success
  • How to implement it in your process

Class 3

The Principle of Emotional Resonance

People buy what makes them a better version of themselves. According to neuromarketing studies, most behavior is influenced by a mechanism of preferences for certain values that is deeply implemented in the human brain.

Topics covered:

  • How the customer journey starts with emotional decisions
  • Understand how your customers really decide
  • Mechanisms to influence the customers decision

Class 4

Fight or Flight – you only have 50ms

When we talk about concepts like trust, relevance, or clarity, the customer's brain has made a decision in a couple of milliseconds. This happens a lot of time before the rational part of the brain has a rational explanation of the decision. You can use this principle to increase trustworthiness and perceived usability of your website.

Topics covered:

  • Understand why the brain makes fast decisions
  • Utilize this knowledge for increased trust, relevance, and clarity
  • Reduce bounce rates and engage visitors on your page

Class 5

Implement the Core Principles in Your Process

Optimizing websites actually means changing buyer behavior. Your optimization process is a process that is not effective as long as you don’t implement the core principles of online behavior. Learn how to use neuromarketing principles and how to implement them in your optimization process.

Topics covered:

  • Disrupt or die: Why CX happens in the mind of the customer and how it affect growth
  • The core principles of your optimization process
  • Implementing behavioral principles to accelerate your growth


Show Off Your New Skills:
Get a Certificate of Completion

Once the course is over, pass a test to earn a CXL certification.

Add it to your resume, your LinkedIn profile or just get that well-earned raise you’ve been waiting for.

Did you know CXL Institute is an authorized LinkedIn education provider?

You can add your education, certificates, badges – everything you learned and earned at CXL Institute into the Education section of your profile.

Enroll now

You’ll get…

  • 5 in-depth classes with André
  • 3 actionable introductory videos to get you up to speed before you start the course
  • Additional resources to further your learning

Need help communicating the value of this course to a teammate or manager?
Use this PDF

ENROLL NOW — $199.00

Teams of 2 and more get a 25% discount during checkout.

After completing the payment you can login to the course homepage.
7-day money back guarantee.