Cheap Psychological Tricks: What to Do When Hard Work, Honesty, and Perseverance Fail

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Peachtree, 1996 - Humor - 181 pages
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SOMETIMES PATIENCE, DEDICATION and old-fashioned hard work just aren't enough to get what you need. That's why you'll benefit from the insider's scoop on secrets that can boost the odds of achieving your goals. Take a peek inside your brain with psychologist Perry Buffington in this entertaining guide to human behavior. Profit from his professional wisdom and use these effective shortcuts to:

Avoid overeating
Help your baby sleep
Get the raise you want
Learn someone else's secret
Make someone fall in love with you!

With Dr. Buff's light-hearted but scientifically based "tricks" you can get exactly what you want!

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This is an amusing little read, especially if you are a psychologist. It basically distills all kinds of complex psychological theories into handy little hints designed to manipulate others. Okay ... Read full review

Contents

The Sweet Smell of Home
5
Shopper Stoppers
8
How to Avoid a Speeding Ticket
10
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

PERRY BUFFINGTON, Ph.D. is a psychologist, author, lecturer, and media personality. His "Cheap Psychological Tricks" column is syndicated on the radio through Big River Radio and in print through Universal Press Syndicate. Buffington is the author of more than 200 articles and numerous books, including Cheap Psychological Tricks; Cheap Psychological Tricks for Lovers; Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents; Archival Atlanta; Right Time, Right Place, Right Move, Right Now.

MITZI CARTEE's work has appeared in Ms., Utne Reader, Special Reports, and Storytelling magazines, as well as in Home for the Holidays and Thanks, Mom! Cartee's rubber stamp designs have been featured in RubberStampMadness magazine. A resident of Clemson, South Carolina, she attended Clemson University, the Portfolio Center, and the Greenville Museum School of Art.

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