Fast pace is distracting and people find it difficult to pick out the argument’s flaws. Don Moore from Carnegie Mellon’s Center for Behavioral Decision Research has published research showing that confidence even trumps past accuracy in earning the trust of others.
When talking to an audience who is likely to agree (preaching to the choir), slow down and give the audience time to agree some more. We prefer advice from a confident source, even to the point that we are willing to forgive a poor track record.
— Nineteen percent of Americans think credit scores are never an important factor in a relationship.
So when is a good time to reveal your credit score while dating?
These are some tactics, discovered through psychological research, that you have probably not yet heard about, but have the potential to increase your persuasive abilities.
I’m not going to cover reciprocity, scarcity or social proof and all those widely known persuasion principles.
On analysis of the code, it became clear engineers had developed female chatbots, which had in turn engaged some of its male userbase.
Yes, you will have to return the stuff you don't want to keep, but often you can return items bought online directly to the store if that is more convenient than dealing with shipping.
Moore argues that in competitive situations, this can drive those offering advice to increasingly exaggerate how sure they are.
People naturally associate confidence with expertise. Know your product, know the facts about its benefits and believe in what it does – true confidence becomes from knowing and believing what you’re saying.
Now celebrity love rats are yesterday's news, the real scandal may lie in the use of chatbots in dating sites.
While many dating websites now adhere to a strict no-bot policy, some are happy to write ambiguous terms and conditions into their policies, allowing for fake profiles and bot relationships to flourish on the site, it's claimed.