Persuasion Articles of the Week

"Brain" by the Lovelorn Poets, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
“Brain” by the Lovelorn Poets, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

Trump’s Lies vs. Your Brain

Donald Trump doesn’t back down easily, even when caught in a lie. His repeated statements leave their mark on our brains. Sometimes, our brains accept false information as truth.


How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next

Statistics rose to prominence by distilling the average citizen. But today, is that the best approach?


If You’re Gonna Protest, You Best Bring the Puns

Using humor as a way to start a conversation.


Sorry, but Speed Reading Win’t Help You Read More

Wired discusses the methods of speed reading and the drawbacks to your brain’s comprehension.


How Being Bored out of your Mind Makes You More Creative

Boredom is a chance for your brain to make new connections. Put away the phone and embrace it.