Persuasion Articles of the Week

How about some industrial hamburgers for you? "Mmmmm, Burgers!" by m01229, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
How about some industrial hamburgers for you? “Mmmmm, Burgers!” by m01229, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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The Secret Tricks Hidden Inside Restaurant Menus

Your eyes follow a predictable pattern… dollar signs scare you away… highlighted items draw your attention…


Microsoft proposes AI that improves when you smile

If people were led to be more polite to digital assistants, would they become more polite in general?


How to Talk to Anyone: The Experts’ Guide

Ask ’em questions, validate their emotions, provide important info up front, and more tips for talking with your kids, parents, doctor, dates, and others.


Do Things that Don’t Scale

Customer satisfaction is essential for growing a business. What can you do to delight your individual customers now, so they’ll have your back later?


Researchers Explore A Drug-Free Idea To Relieve Chronic Pain: Green Light

Light is energy. It’s an essential aspect of our health and happiness (and something that I wrote about in my first book Change State). Yet many of us live with artificial light in unnatural environments. New research suggests that green light, such as that reflected by plant life, can help us to better manage chronic pain.


How Crisco toppled lard – and made Americans believers in industrial food

Don’t worry about the industrial seed-oil ingredients. Trust us… because we manufactured it.


Tackling Inflammation to Fight Age-Related Ailments

“Body-wide inflammation is tied to most chronic diseases,” says the New York Times. Buddy, that Crisco and Sugar ain’t helpin ya.