How To Get Your Own Way


About This Site

"How To Get Your Own Way" covers five themes:

  • Cognitive Biases, Fallacies, and Effects. Improve your understanding of how our minds take shortcuts to reach conclusions. Then, form strategies to get your own way or to defend yourself against those trying to get one over on you.
  • Statistics. Develop a critical eye so you can spot when statistics are being manipulated by peddlers, politicians, or the press.
  • Body Language. People's body movements can contradict or confirm what they are saying. Becoming more aware of what is going on around you will help you read people better and give you an edge in dealing with them.
  • Buying and Selling. Learn strategies to improve sales or to win a bargain.
  • Writing and Grammar. No one cares what you’ve got to say unless it affects or entertains them. Learn how to write for maximum effect.

Cognitive Biases

Cognitive Effects

Cognitive Fallacies

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See Also

A list of cognitive biases with examples A list of cognitive effects with examples A list of cognitive fallacies with examples Reading body language A list of divination techniques