Influence :, science and practice / Published by : Pearson Education Limited, (United Kingdom :) Physical details: 268 p. ; 22 cm. ISBN:9781292022291. Year: 2014
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All chapters conclude with "Summary" and "Study Questions." Preface. Introduction. 1.Weapons of Influence. Click, Whirr. Betting the Shortcut Odd. The Profiteers. Jujitsu. Reader's Report. 2.Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take ... and Take. How the Rule Works. Reciprocal Concessions. Rejection-Then-Retreat. Defense. Reader's Report. 3.Commitment and Consistency: Hobgoblins of the Mind. Whirring Along. Commitment Is the Key. Defense. Reader's Report. 4.Social Proof: Truths Are Us. The Principle of Social Proof. Cause of Death: Uncertain(ty). Monkey Me, Monkey Do. Defense. Reader's Report. 5.Liking: The Friendly Thief. Making Friends to Influence People. Why Do I Like You? Let Me List the Reasons. Conditioning and Association. Defense. Reader's Report. 6.Authority: Directed Deference. The Power of Authority Pressure. The Allures and Dangers of Blind Obedience. Connotation Not Content. Defense. Reader's Report. 7.Instant Influence: Primitive Consent for an Automatic Age. Primitive Automaticity. Modern Automaticity. Shortcuts Shall Be Sacred. 8.Scarcity: The Rule of the Few. Less Is Best and Loss Is Worst. Psychological Reactance. Optimal Conditions. Defense. Reader's Report. References. Credits. Index.