Criminals Reveal 9 Nonverbal Cues That Attract Them in a Potential Victim

Is there such a thing as the perfect victim or are people picked at random? Is it just bad luck; a case of wrong place wrong time, or do offenders specifically target their victims? Does our body language give away signals to suggest that we are easy targets? Criminals seem…

8 Hand Gestures That Have Totally Different Meanings Around the World

Have you ever been warned against using certain hand gestures when travelling abroad? Can you recognise where a person comes from simply by their hand gestures? Why do the meanings of hand gestures differ so greatly in different countries? Hand gestures and communication Human beings communicate in a number of…

6 Mentalism Tricks That Will Allow You to Read People’s Minds

Mentalism is everywhere in our lives. Fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes use mentalism tricks to solve clues. Not to mention the highly successful US TV show – The Mentalist is based around this phenomenon. In addition, UK performer Derren Brown has made a career from using mentalism and performing…

What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming and 6 Signs Someone Is Using It on You

Did you know that manipulation and influence aren’t the same? One is conducted for selfish reasons, the other, to improve or change. While we know that outright manipulation is a negative thing, we cannot say this 100% about influence. For example, we influence our children in hopes they will become…

7 Forms of Nonverbal Communication and Why They Are Important

Most of all communication is nonverbal and it may be the most important way you interact with others. There are many forms of nonverbal communication and they are part of what makes us human. They allow us to communicate with others despite language barriers or cultural differences. They are a…

How to Deal with a Psychopath with These 6 Science-Backed Strategies

Science says it’s incredibly difficult to cure psychopathy, but there are ways we can deal with a psychopath and keep ourselves safe. Upon reading the scientific studies on the psychopath, I learned one important fact: most curable psychopaths are juveniles. It seems that learning how to deal with a psychopath…

How to Spot False Confidence and Deal with the People Who Have It

False confidence. It’s surprising how common it is these days. But just how easy is it to spot? Most of us can tell the difference between arrogant people and those that are assertive. There’s usually a difference. For example, arrogant people can tend towards aggressive behaviour if challenged. Assertive people…