Persuasion Articles of the Week

Can giving up sugar change your brain's effectiveness? Photo "Sweet Treats" by Tradlands, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Can giving up sugar change your brain’s effectiveness? Photo “Sweet Treats” by Tradlands, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

An older article —with some inaccurate info about the body ‘needing’ sugars as it’s only source of fuel— about how the author’s brainfog cleared up after quitting refined sugars.


To Tell Someone They’re Wrong, First Tell Them They’re Right

Blaise Pascal teaches us to agree with people first, to prevent them from becoming defensive, and then shed light on a different set of facts or interpretation.


The Secret History of Fort Detrick, the CIA’s Base for Mind Control Experiments

A crazy story about how the CIA wanted to erase minds and rebuild them, using a lot of drugs and electricity.


Neuroscience Says Highly Successful Kids Have Parents Who Teach Them a Simple 4-Step Process to Achieve Their Goals. (It Works for Adults, Too)

Create goals, work a plan backwards to create action steps, tell some people, and keep yourself accountable.