About This Course
It can be difficult to persuade people to adopt the opinion you’d like them to have. Maybe you’re a marketer trying to convince people that your product is right for them. Maybe you’re an activist trying to convince people to conserve water. Whatever your persuasion goals might be, this course will show you how to be smart about influencing other people’s opinions.
Using Persuasion Science to its Full Potential
Everything in this course is rooted in tested persuasion strategies. I’m not just making things up like a lot of persuasion “gurus.” You’ll learn practical tips taken from rigorous research in psychological science, and you’ll discover when those strategies will be most effective.
Persuasion is one of the most studied topics in social psychology, and its insights have extended to business, political science, communications, and personal development. In this course, you’ll understand one of the most prominent and well-tested models of persuasion. Once you have a grasp on that, you’ll start to see how all of the elements of a persuasive message come together.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to make smart decisions about how you deliver your message, who delivers it, how to tailor it to a particular audience, and more. Best of all, this course will always be there for you, and you can review the material anytime it’s time to craft a compelling message that will captivate and influence your audience.
These tools and techniques also apply no matter what your unique message is. Once you understand the core principles of persuasive influence, you’ll become a persuasion master, ready to influence people’s opinions about anything, whether your message is presented in writing, in person, or through audio-visual media.
A few of the things we’ll cover:
- How to get people to pay attention to what you have to say.
- How to construct captivating persuasive arguments.
- How to employ simple tricks to make your message more convincing.
- How to decide between emotional and rational appeals.
- How to tailor your message to the needs of a particular audience.
- …and way more!
Take this course today and improve your persuasion skills.
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to improve your persuasion skills.
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|Section 1 - Introduction To Persuasion Science|
|Introduction To Persuasion Science||00:00:00|
|How Persuasion Research Works||00:00:00|
|Section 2 - Introducing A General Model Of Persuasion|
|Introducing A General Model Of Persuasion||00:00:00|
|Understanding “Attitudes” And “Attitude Change”||00:00:00|
|A Short History Of Persuasion Science||00:00:00|
|Two Types Of Variables||00:00:00|
|The Model All Together||00:00:00|
|Section 3 - When Will People Think About Your Message?|
|Introducing The Key Determinants||00:00:00|
|“Motivation” And “Ability”||00:00:00|
|An Example Of “Motivation”||00:00:00|
|An Example Of “Ability”||00:00:00|
|Personality And Thinking (“Need For Cognition”)||00:00:00|
|Activity: Are You High Or Low In Need For Cognition?||00:00:00|
|Exercise: Review Of Motivation, Ability And When People Think||00:00:00|
|Section 4 - The Qualities Of A Persuasive Persuader|
|The Persuasive Persuader||00:00:00|
|Exercise: The Qualities Of A Persuasive Persuader||00:00:00|
|The Source: Summary||00:00:00|
|Section 5 - Message Factors|
|Introducing The Message Factors||00:00:00|
|Number Of Arguments/Message Length||00:00:00|
|Section 6 - Persuasion Without Messages|
|Introducing Persuasion Without A Message||00:00:00|
|Section 7 - Know Your Audience|
|Introducing “Audience Matching”||00:00:00|
|Emotion Vs. Reason||00:00:00|
|Matching To Social Status||00:00:00|
|It’s About Thinking||00:00:00|
|Activity: How Could You Tailor Your Message?||00:00:00|
|Section 8 - Persuasion When People Are Thinking|
|Introducing Persuasion When People Are Thinking||00:00:00|
|Desirability And Likelihood||00:00:00|
|Exercise: Crafting A Persuasive Message Using Desirability & Likelihood||00:00:00|
|Test Your Arguments First!||00:00:00|
|Section 9 - Getting People To Pay Attention|
|Introducing How To Get People To Think||00:00:00|
|Enhancing Or Diminishing Ability||00:00:00|
|Speak Their Language||00:00:00|
|Strategically Using Sources||00:00:00|
|Exercise: Influencing How Much People Will Think||00:00:00|
|Section 10 - Conclusion|
|References To The Scientific Research||00:00:00|