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The desire to persuade, to change a person’s mind, is not new, says Marcello Ienca, a bioethicist at ETH Zurich.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Raderman hadn’t dealt with a situation quite like this before, but after talking for 10 minutes she was able to persuade the caller to drive home and calm down before confronting his girlfriend.
THE LONELINESS OF AN INTERRUPTED ADOLESCENCEELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By mid-November, according to court records, Larson persuaded the girl that they were in love, even as he admitted his age.
WITH CHILDREN STUCK AT HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, ONLINE SEXUAL PREDATORS CAN SWOOP INDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To persuade skeptical colleagues, he mixed healthy platelets from his own blood with blood samples of his patients and demonstrated the effect.
EMIL FREIREICH, A PIONEER OF CHEMOTHERAPY AND A ‘TOWERING FIGURE IN ONCOLOGY,’ DIES AT 93EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Facebook's message is meant to persuade users not to opt out of tracking.
FACEBOOK MAKES THE CASE FOR ACTIVITY TRACKING TO IOS 14 USERS IN NEW POP-UPSSAMUEL AXONFEBRUARY 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
It took an active internal campaign that involved fact sheets and posters of employees getting the shots to persuade 80 percent of the staff to be vaccinated, Green said.
MOST NURSING HOME WORKERS DON’T WANT THE VACCINE. HERE’S WHAT FACILITIES ARE DOING ABOUT IT.RACHEL CHASON, REBECCA TAN, JENNA PORTNOY, ERIN COXJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Nine Days” reminds us of the most dramatic episodes, such as Sargent Shriver’s dash to Chicago O’Hare airport to persuade John Kennedy to call Coretta King, the civil rights leader’s wife.
AS MLK FACED A CRISIS, KENNEDY AND NIXON MADE POLITICAL CALCULATIONSNICK BRYANTJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When those folks posted something that furthered the anti-vaxx cause, pro-vaxx members responded and tried to persuade them to question their beliefs.
WHY FIGHTS OVER THE COVID-19 VACCINE ARE EVERYWHERE ON FACEBOOKKALEIGH ROGERSJANUARY 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
There should be an effort made by both the health system and the government to persuade and make the information accessible for them so they come and get the vaccinations.
“EVERYONE IS IMPRESSED BY ISRAELI VACCINATION, BUT I DON’T THINK WE’RE A SUCCESS STORY”LINDSAY MUSCATOJANUARY 22, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In other words, the bigger incentive increases their appetite to persuade themselves that what they’re about to do is a good idea.
THE DOWNSIDE OF DISGUST (EP. 448)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
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