Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Subliminal Persuasion Techniques

Subliminal persuasion is the way of getting another party to agree with you without outwardly doing so and without the other person noticing that you were trying to persuade him or her. A lot of people do not even notice that they have been won over by a simple smile – thus, making even that a tool for subliminal persuasion.

You can subliminally persuade another person through two techniques: via his or her own words, and via inflection, or the particular words we give emphasis to in a given statement. A simple sentence like "I can't assure you that" can have a lot of meanings, depending on which word you have inflected. See the examples below.

I can't assure you that. (But somebody else probably can)
I can't assure you that. (No way that will View the rest of this article

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