Persuasion Articles of the Week

Image by daniel.stark, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Image by daniel.stark, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

Chill, America. Not every Trump outrage is outrageous.

Many people are still struggling with the cognitive dissonance of Trump winning the US Presidential election.


Why Local News Anchors All Have the Same Look

We trust a familiar face, so the networks are creating familiar faces. With another channel a click away, networks are doing everything they can to keep your focus on the story and not distract your attention.


How a U.S. team uses Facebook, guerrilla marketing to peel off potential ISIS recruits


US misfires in online fight against Islamic State

Both discuss the US Govt’s online efforts to persuade people against ISIS. The second article doesn’t paint a pretty picture of success.


Life’s just one big… hologram? New study suggests we live in a 2D universe

Not only is free will an illusion, so is the 3rd dimension.


19 Biases Causing You To Look Foolish And Make Bad Decisions

Understand these cognitive biases to understand the workings of the mind.