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Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Rafael Batista - Goodreads

I struggled to read this book. Pausing many times over many months. Cialdini's writing is entertaining but as a student of psychology familiar with many of the studies cited the conclusions seemed ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Justus - Goodreads

My low rating is due to two factors, one of which isn't really the book's fault. The original version of this book is 30 years old. It may have been novel and ground-breaking back then. It isn't any ... Read full review

Review: Influence: Science and Practice

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

Was interesting to read this book directly after Willpower, since it is about how people purposefully erode it. I feel like all psychology books are about the same 10 experiments. This did have new perspective and tied it together well, especially with all of the author's sales anecdotes. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Cassandra - Goodreads

A good summary of the psychological triggers that are often used (intentionally or otherwise) to secure compliance. Cialdini provides a solid entry point for people new to the study of influence, human decision making, or social psychology. Very enjoyable to read. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Conley - Goodreads

Should be about 100 pages shorter; there are some interesting experiments, but the "How To Say No" section was always pretty much "be logical and just don't do not logical things". The author ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

First note: I'm incrediblely turned off by the lack of in text citations for all of the "facts" presented. Studies are summarized, conclusions are drawn with no ready way to ascertain if the author ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Henri Hämäläinen - Goodreads

I've had the book Influence - The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini long time in my reading list. That's the reason I had high expectations towards the book. It was a good book, but it ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Ivan - Goodreads

This book will give you some practical examples how people actually use their mind to get what they want. It is based on real life situations and it is logical. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

Influence is a presentation of several experiments aimed towards what makes a person more likely to comply with your request. It observes how several factors- such as reciprocity, consistency, and ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Laine Bergeson - Goodreads

You already know I read this book because you feel the urge to give me $20. Read full review


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