Eye Movements When Lying: How Your Eyes Betray Your Lies

By | 2018-02-07T22:49:08+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Can your eye movements reveal whether you are telling the truth or not? Some body language experts believe a person exhibits certain eye movements when lying, but others disagree. It is generally accepted that the left side of our brain is associated with logic and our right side with creativity. Therefore anyone who looks left is [...]

How to Use Psychology in Your Everyday Life

By | 2017-11-26T17:55:09+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Psychology is often a field that everyone has heard of, some people may know the general ideas and theories behind the subject and others may know it is “to do with the mind” and not much more. Whatever your knowledge of this science may be, you probably use psychology in your everyday life and if [...]

10 Psychology Tricks to Get People to Do What You Want

By | 2017-11-26T17:19:58+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

1. Reaction to kindness, or Benjamin Franklin effect History tells us that Benjamin Franklin wanted to befriend a person who did not really like him. This person was looking for a rare book, which Franklin had. When Benjamin learned about this, he let this person to borrow this rare book, and when the book was [...]

8 Simple Techniques to Persuade and Influence People

By | 2017-01-13T21:53:45+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

1. Framing This technique is often used in politics. The most popular example of framing is the inheritance tax. Politicians opposed to this tax will call it “death tax”. The use of the word “death” instead of “inheritance” causes all kinds of unpleasant associations. Framing is a fairly unobtrusive technique, but using emotive words such [...]

Mystery of Hypnosis: Imagination and Reality

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:51+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Egyptian priests and Indian Brahmins, Mongolian shamans and Zoroastrian magicians used to hypnotize the crowd with twinkling lights, sounds and rhythmically swinging shiny objects. Obeying the orders of hypnotists, impressionable men and especially women fell into a trance, demonstrating dexterity, walking barefoot on hot coals and having visions believed to be of divine nature. People [...]

5 simple tips on how to convince your interlocutor

By | 2017-11-26T17:15:15+00:00 August 12th, 2012|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The need to convince one’s interlocutors appears in every sphere of life: in home conflicts and family disputes, as well as in business negotiations. The ancient art of persuasion now is more popular by the terms NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), which is a general approach to communication and self-improvement, and covert hypnosis (conversational hypnosis), which is [...]