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Author of CONNECTED, a mystery thriller with a touch of speculative science & philosophy.
Posts Tagged ‘Robert Cialdini’

I’m currently reading a rather fascinating book called Influence, The Psychology of Persuasion, by Robert B. Cialdini, PH.D.¬†and last week I read in it something both astonishing and disturbing. Every time there is a well-publicised case of suicide in the media, there invariably follows a dramatic increase, not only in copycat suicides, but in reported car and plane accidents as well.