Persuasion Articles of the Week

Maths! Photo "Amherst63-012" by NealeA, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Maths! Photo “Amherst63-012” by NealeA, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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  • Five different meanings of “No”
  • Second-order thinking
  • Keeping mystery in your life

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The Benefits of Talking About Yourself in the Third Person

We tend to think this sounds crazy, but there are benefits when you talk about yourself by name. For one, it separates your self from your ego…


What is your label doing for you?

When you give yourself an identity, you limit your possibilities.


How Engineers Can Persuade Like Salespeople

Don’t over-talk; let people digest a bit. Ask questions. And keep things simple.


Atheism Is Inconsistent with the Scientific Method, Prizewinning Physicist Says

Science provides a framework for testability, which should not be confused with blind faith in science. Great article about the unknowable universe.


Scientists rise up against statistical significance

Another science article, this one about how a lack of “statistical significance” has been warped to mean “no difference,” and the impact this incorrect assumption has had on research.