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Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - George - Goodreads

Felt very smarmy and deceptive. The research was sorely lacking. I only don't regret reading this because so many people reference it, and it was an acceptable introduction to the field. Chapter 3 was spot-on, though. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Ryan Dejonghe - Goodreads

This is not THE SECRET. After reading THE SECRET, and after suffering its onslaught of quote boxes, I sought a book that spoke the same language, but in a more coherent manner. The top-rated negative ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Rodolfo - Goodreads

The actual tips and basic theory of influence techniques is actually quite good. Unfortunately, the author rambles on and on with studies and anecdotes that don't (imho) bring any more additional ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Aviva - Goodreads

I only read about a quarter of the book before it had to go back to the library. I learned a bit, but got irritated with the amount of redundancy. It also seemed dated. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Ahmed Korayem - Goodreads

There are tricks that compliance practitioners usually use to make people take decisions with minimal thoughts. These tricks are based on some psychological triggers that lead people to prefer taking ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Stas Sajin - Goodreads

This book has lots of inconsistencies. For instance, in some cases the advice given to defend yourself against manipulation is to listen to a gut emotion but in other cases the author suggests to ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Jenesssa - Goodreads

Picked it up, started to read it, had no emotional ties to the thought, stopped reading. Tried again, still couldn't get into it, put it down. For some reason this was the theme all the way through ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Tyler Storm - Goodreads

This book is broscience... srs better off just looking at summary of it online. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Danielmeng - Goodreads

I was a bit disappointed after reading this book, but with good reasons. If you had taken two semesters of introductory psychology in college, then this books is not for you. When I was reading this ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Jeff Yoak - Goodreads

This book isn't terrible. In fact, there is nothing wrong with it at all and you might enjoy it. The problem is that is material with which I was already so familiar that I kept wondering whether I ... Read full review


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