Persuasion Articles of the Week

Image "What's Down There?"by James, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Image “What’s Down There?”by James, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

Escape to Another World

Video games are preventing people from living in the same reality.

Invisible Manipulators of Your Mind

This discusses The Undoing Project, a book covering the beginnings of Behavioral Economics and understanding why people make the choices they do.

The Psychology of the Sample Sale

Shopping and the Fight-or-Flight mentality — it’s all about winning.

Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse

Variety in thinking helps to solve problems.

How Uber Uses Psychological Tricks to Push Its Drivers’ Buttons

Uber employs behavior scientists to encourage their drivers to keep working.

A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

Your brain believes what you tell it. If you tell yourself that you’re good at handling stress and that you appreciate the small things in life, this will be your truth.

Great Managers Lead Meetings For 3 Different Outcomes

Productivity, Team Building, and Learning.