Persuasion Articles of the Week

Photo "Slot Machines" by Rennett Stowe, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Photo “Slot Machines” by Rennett Stowe, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

#confirmationbias #technology #kids #stress #friction #healthcare

These are my Recent Messages from the Universe

We all have confirmation bias. My own Confirmation Bias in the last week has taught me about Distinction Bias and Inversion.


The Tech Industry’s War on Kids

PRL reader Dave shared this. It’s an eye-opening look at how technology is already hooking the customers of the future.


“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”

Everyone, it seems, now works in a high-pressure job. High-pressure jobs cause stress. Stress causes various diseases. Disease raises health care costs for everyone. Dominoes, my friend.


YouTube Will ‘Frustrate’ Some Users With Ads So They Pay for Music

Adding friction to a transaction can cause users to change their behavior.