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“It’s Easy As 1,2,3”: Persuasive Tactics

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? I don't know, but what I do know is that there are four main persuasive techniques that our friends and families (as well as companies) use to get us to do things we'd either normally say no to or not… Continue reading “It’s Easy As 1,2,3”: Persuasive Tactics

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“All Aboard!”: The Persuasion Train

*This blog post will be in first person, as if persuasion is a human being. I thought it would be creative and fun :). ________________________________ Hello my name is persuasion. I'm your train conductor for today. I thought it would be nice to introduce myself before we start this trip. You should already know who I… Continue reading “All Aboard!”: The Persuasion Train

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Cognitive Dissonance: We’re Hypocrites?!

Ah, yes. We're all hypocrites. Congratulations!! I know some of you may be reading the title of this blog and said, "What is she ranting about now?" I won't rant this time. I promise. Now that you all know I'm lying, let's talk about cognitive dissonance and how we use excuses to persuade ourselves to… Continue reading Cognitive Dissonance: We’re Hypocrites?!