Thesaurus / persuasion


My colleague Dylan Matthews recently reported on findings that voters in general elections are likely not moved at all by campaign persuasion efforts like “canvassing, phone calls, direct mail, TV, online ads, or anything else under the sun.”POLL: COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE READY TO CALL OUT PEOPLE WHO DON’T VOTEJERUSALEM DEMSASOCTOBER 16, 2020VOX
I hesitate to recommend this outright because the “Which is not that true” bit leads me to believe you might be open to the right kind of persuasion.IS IT ETHICAL TO LIE TO GET SEX?EUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 12, 2020OZY
In the three short weeks until Election Day, Pa’Lante is expecting a steady deluge of messages that shift away from persuasion and move into intentional suppression by spreading messages meant to confuse and intimidate voters.“IT’S BEEN REALLY, REALLY BAD”: HOW HISPANIC VOTERS ARE BEING TARGETED BY DISINFORMATIONTATE RYAN-MOSLEYOCTOBER 12, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He conducts research on factors affecting human judgment and decision-making and teaches courses on persuasion and consumer behavior.HOW 2020 IS LIKE A COLONOSCOPYJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Many focus on issue persuasion, voter mobilization, or fundraising, and some groups use much more sophisticated approaches than others.EXPLAINER: WHAT DO POLITICAL DATABASES KNOW ABOUT YOU?TATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 31, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Instead, what strongly predicts denial of expertise on many controversial topics is simply one’s political persuasion.CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES HIGHLIGHT HOW HUMANS ARE HARDWIRED TO DISMISS FACTS THAT DON’T FIT THEIR WORLDVIEWLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Apple has chosen the latter, by using the word “love” it adds an emotional element of persuasion.STUDYING THE ANATOMY OF A SUCCESSFUL HIGH-CONVERSION LANDING PAGEYASMINE DEHIMIJUNE 22, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
After an hour's insane remonstrance, he gave in to his own alarm, rather than to the persuasion of his partner.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A year later I found Agoncillo of exactly the same intransigent persuasion.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It also legalised peaceful picketing, that particular form of persuasion with which a democratic age has become only too familiar.FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW


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