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Perceived Power and Authority from Wearing a Police Uniform Affects How We View Ourselves and Others

Do appearances matter? They sure do for most of us, unfortunately all too much. Many of us judge people on superficial qualities when we encounter their appearances: if they are groomed, shaven, have a haircut, have nice clothes, have a nice car, have a nice house, have a nice job, etc. One of the most powerful influences is what people […]

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Influence, Distraction and Complexity in the Age of Information

Simply by speaking we influence others, and can even manipulate them. Tell others what they want to hear, true or false, and you will be able to influence them more. Tell them things they don’t want to hear, true or false, and they will likely reject your influence and maybe you. This can be used by people to get you […]

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