• subliminal messages

What Are Subliminal Messages and How They Influence You without Even Knowing

By |2018-11-23T23:29:12+03:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We all go through life making decisions, using our own free will, right? We are certainly smart enough to know if someone is trying to manipulate us. So it stands to reason that we would know if someone was using subliminal messages, wouldn't we? But subliminal messages are just that. Little hidden words or triggers [...]

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Eye Movements When Lying: Reality or Myth?

By |2020-06-05T17:51:44+03:00February 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. This association between eye movements and lying first came about with the emergence of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in 1972. NLP founders John Grinder and Richard Bandler mapped [...]

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5 Signs Someone Is Using Mind Control against You and How to Prevent It

By |2020-06-09T23:42:24+03:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you think mind control is a term bandied about by crazed conspiracy theorists and best viewed in old spy films, think again. Mind control is as relevant today as it was back in the 1950s when it was called brainwashing and used against American troops in Chinese prison camps during the Korean War. So [...]

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How to Use Psychology in Your Everyday Life

By |2020-06-05T21:04:47+03:00March 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+03:00October 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+03:00August 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 |2020-06-06T14:41:35+03:00December 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+03:00August 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 [...]