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Emotional Manipulation

The Emotionally Manipulative Trump Campaign

Tim Rymel | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics
Tim Rymel

My oldest daughter's high school assignment forced her...I mean, required her to watch the presidential debates. I managed to avoid all of them, choos...

Facebook's Experiment Reveals A Much Deeper Problem With The Internet Today

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

It's not hard to demonize Facebook for their actions, but this problem is the same with every major company on the Internet today. The current relationship between consumers and Internet companies is unsustainable.

Is Facebook Making You Depressed? On Purpose?

Joan Gage | Posted 08.30.2014 | Technology
Joan Gage

A happy Facebook reader is more likely to respond to the ads on Facebook than a depressed Facebook reader, and that's the whole reason for their little foray into psychological testing and emotional manipulation. The Facebook executives should confess this and be ashamed.

She Drives a Mercedes, He Rides a Harley: Why We Are Attracted to Opposite Personalities

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Psychologically healthier people are attracted to a prospective partner because of their "magnetic" compatibility. Therefore, we must all strive to make our "human magnets" healthier.

Negotiating With an Emotional Terrorist

Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH

I've known an inordinate number of people who have learned to seek refuge in being careful, who see being nice to people who are incapable of returning the kindness as a way of protecting themselves.