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A New Study Explains How Lying to Yourself Makes You More Persuasive
“If we can get ourselves to believe something first, we’ll be more effective at getting others to believe it.”
The Magic Word That Makes You Seem Extra Persuasive
It Turns Out a Brief Conversation Really Can Change Minds on LGBT Issues
Data falsification was only a temporary roadblock to an important finding that could fight bias against transgender people and other groups.
adventures in classic psychology
This Is Apparently the Best Way to Ask Someone for a Tiny Favor
A classic study from the 1970s reveals a really easy trick to getting your way.
How to Save Lives by Countering ISIS Propaganda
“We wanted to say, ‘Let’s stop guessing. This is possible, and this is how it can be done.’”
You’re More Persuasive Than You Think
On getting your way at work.
Michael LaCour Probably Fabricated a Document About Research Integrity
“It was an early warning sign of bigger issues.”
How a Sticky Note Can Trick People Into Doing Your Bidding
It personalizes the request.