25 Psychology Hacks to Control (Almost) Any Situation

Posted by , Updated on March 10, 2017

What if we told you that there are Psychological tips that will help you take control of almost any situation? Well there are and we have compiled them together in today’s list! Just to get this out of the way – we here at List25 don’t condone manipulating people. That is not the point of this list. Having said that, however, there are some interesting ways we can leverage psychology to make the most out of various situations. These are 25 Psychology Hacks to Control (Almost) Any Situation.

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When you are trying to learn something, teach someone about it. It will really cement it into your mind

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If you try to act excited to see people, they will generally respond in kind. Maybe not every time, but as a general rule it holds up pretty well.

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Don’t talk about other people behind their backs. In the short run this may be hard when all of your friends are gossiping, but in the long run people will realize that you don’t partake in the gossip and your trust points increase!

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People won’t remember what you said. They’ll remember how you made them feel. So don’t worry if you feel like you said something silly, if the overall gist of the conversation was positive, then that is typically how it will be remembered

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Most people’s favorite subject to talk about is themselves. If you don’t know what to talk about, or have awkward silence, just ask them questions.

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