Persuasion Articles of the Week

Photo "goodbye" by frankieleon, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Photo “goodbye” by frankieleon, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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Why Some Watches from Rolex and Others are Impossible To Find at Retail

Artificial Scarcity creates a high demand for luxury goods — especially at the entry-level.


The Top-Ten Rules of Influence and Persuasion

Excellent actionable advice.


How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’

Does Photography represent reality?


How to Get Your Friends to Pose Like Models

Positivity is one way to get your friends to relax during a photo shoot.


Kanye West and the Question of Freedom

Tribalism and Identity are alive and well. This article hits close to home for me — some of my friendships are hitting rocky terrain as my mind shifts towards an attitude of self-responsibility and away from (what I perceive as) group-think.


Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny

Some great auditory illusions that you may not know.