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At the end of reasons comes persuasion.

— Ludwig Wittgenstein


Therapist-free therapy

26th Mar 2011 - 10:30am News Clips
Looks like psychologist will be out of work soon and they will be replaced by computer programs. I never trust those talk therapy anyways, the couch only works in the movies.Mar 3rd 2011, The Economist Cognitive-bias modification may put the…

The power of posture

24th Jan 2011 - 09:08pm News Clips
According to this research, how your posture affect your projection of power and how other people perceive it. It is interesting to note the powerful sitting posture is regard as bad sitting manner in traditional Chinese culture. Another…

The Psychology of the Taboo Trade-Off

26th May 2010 - 10:35pm News Clips
People who holds scared values that can’t be trade-off are not rational. According to the article, deception seems to be the best tactics dealing with irrational people. If a taboo can only trade with another taboo, we can always just…

Fair dues

19th Feb 2010 - 11:45pm News Clips
Promotion often directly link to immediate and future monetary reward. If employee perceive unfair when a under performer gets more money than he deserved, it would be even worse if the under performer is promoted.…

Fake proof personality test

23rd Jan 2009 - 10:18pm Daily Scribble
Have you take any personality test? Have you fake any personality test? We have done many personality tests in school or at work. Those tests are a useful diagnosis tool to know our personality. Armed with the personality data, the school or…

6 levels of mitigation

28th Dec 2008 - 12:33pm Daily Scribble
When I am reading Malcolm Gladwell’s Outlier, his main concept is not that great, but I picked up something else that is very useful. When you want to persuade someone, there are many ways to say it. Depending on the power distance between…

Late genius

24th Nov 2008 - 07:32pm Daily Scribble
Malcom Gladwell’s writing is often very inspiring. I liked his booked Blink and Tipping Point. I visit his website once a while to catch up his articles on The New Yorkers. His article titled Late Bloomer seems strike a chore in my mind.…

Why do people collection stuffs?

28th Sep 2008 - 12:55am Daily Scribble
I am moving soon, so I have to start packing my stuff.  Today, I spend whole day putting my toys back into their boxes.  I have already spent a day last week and I guess I may need another day.  I know I have lots of toys, but I still surprise by how…

Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature

1st Aug 2007 - 10:43pm News Clips
Politically correct may makes people feel good about themselves, but it is the enemy of the Truth.…