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Persuasion: Dark Psychology - Secret Techniques to Influence Anyone Using Mind Control, Manipulation and Deception

Dark Psychology Series, Volume 1
Narrated by: Sam Slydell
Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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*Caution* This book contains powerful psychological techniques to influence anyone at will. Buy this book at your own risk.

Persuasion is a technique that you use on a daily basis, but how persuasive are you? Are you getting what you are seeking when attempting to persuade others? If not, it is time to start working on your ability to persuade. It is often thought that persuasion, and the techniques that fall under it, is only used for selfish reasons, but this is not true. In fact, being good at persuasion is needed to get ahead at work, form friendships, and even when interacting with strangers.

Persuasion is a skill and one that you can develop with the right tips and information. This book is the first step in taking the necessary action to improve your persuasion skills. It starts with the basics of persuasion and allows you to assess how effective you currently are. From there, you will get several actionable tips to enhance your ability to persuade others.

The second chapter explores manipulation. You will see how it is used in the real world and learn about techniques and how to use these to your advantage. Hypnosis is next. This is a very interesting skill to have because it is not a common one. It is something that can aid you in getting more of what you want from people and your life.

This book introduces you to neuro-linguistic programming. This is a skill you want to acquire to help with more advanced persuasion skills. This is followed by learning about deception and what you can do to improve your skills and utilize this persuasion technique to your advantage.

Mind games and mind control are the next skills you will learn about. You will be surprised about how these are used in everyday life. In fact, you likely fall victim to them quite regularly in ways you are not even aware of. 

©2018 R.J. Anderson (P)2018 R.J. Anderson

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Dark Psychology

This was an extraordinary book on the Dark Psychology Secrets, We like to peruse books on How To Stop Being Manipulated. I'll prescribed to individuals that are intrigued. In the event that all your searching for is a basic book. this book helped us to investigate all the more additionally I am so happy I attempted it.

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Amazing book taught me a whole lot definitely prepared for the world if you are somebody who is a psychology student or interested in Psychology definitely listen to this book they are not telling you to do bad he explained everything perfectly as if it's almost as if you're watching a documentary of this book.

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Good listen

I bought this audio set to listen to in the car. It is great for reinforcing the concepts described in the book.

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Great guide

A unique look into a side of human nature most of us would rather did not exist but it does and it never hurts to be informed. This book let me look at things in a whole new perspective and opened my eyes to new possibilities.

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Best one

A very quick and concise way to start to learn about dark psychology and the many methods to it. The author did a great job with keeping the reader interested the whole time.

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Interesting but...

Interesting but hard to focus with reader's voice, lacks detail in places, might be good for someone else...

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Very insightful!

this was an excellent tool for a newcomer to marketing to help understand the process of connecting with people to make them want to do business with you. Great tips. I've tried them and noticed a BIG difference, including gaining a few new customers.

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Excellent presentation.

Anderson has done a great job helping people identify when they are being manipulated and how to defend against it. First he shows studies that PROVE you are being manipulated even when you think you are enough smart to avoid it. Next he described the countermeasures, which almost always consists of understanding that this is a trick, so you need not respond the way you have been taught as good manners.

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Excellent Audiobook

The book is about unconscious algorithms of our mind imprinted in us by evolution , the algorithms which influence our daily and business decisions.it is about recognizing them and eliminating their influence if required.

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Easy to follow and effective.

Lots of helpful analogies and anecdotes for each concept. Immediately after listening if you don't start seeing examples all over the place, go back and listen it again.

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  • Percy Tapia
  • 25-04-18

good advice

The concepts described could really be applied to a lot of situations but I think this knowledge is especially helpful in business situations. Psychology is a building block to learning about marketing and I think this book could inspire some good campaign ideas.

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  • Leo S. Mueller
  • 17-06-19

Amazing

This book is well constructed stating the facts of psychology and its essence in our life. I was more interested in how to facts where the book tells you what to do when in some circumstances. This is a fast and quick . A reliable reference indeed

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  • Robert K. Peterson
  • 17-06-19

Very informative guide

This book offers step-by-step guide on how to actually apply the techniques in real life situations. This book will surely tingle your mind! This was an informative book for somebody just starting to learn about this topic. it gave me the beginners insight.

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  • Shlomo Tuchband
  • 21-06-18

This book is a rip-off

If you are at the age of 7 to 10 then this might be marginally interesting. I got this book to see what manipulations look like and how they are formulated. This book is about how to manipulate, lie, deceive, and mooch. Over-all, this book is extremely superficial and not very useful; common sense at best.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-05-18

I love this book ... its was very helpful....

need more techniques.... I want more details on how to use the techniques to get what I want in any situation

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  • clint fraley
  • 20-06-18

clever author got me to buy this worthless series.

The only thing you will learn with this series is you were suckered into paying for it. This is by far the worst series I have ever read on this topic.

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  • Kristina A. Engel
  • 18-06-19

Persuasion

This book will help you to pick them out and you can learn to protect yourself from their tactics. This book made me look at things in a whole new perspective and opened my eyes to new possibilities.The techniques explained will help me to avoid being manipulated in the future. I feel that I developed new skills and I believe it is important for all businessmen to listen this.Thanks author!!

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  • Jon Epstein
  • 11-08-18

Shallow, superficial and slight

The most persuasive part of this book was how I somehow decided to purchase it. The fact that one can only hold 6 audible credits probably fueled my impulse purchase. And too...the title is catchy and I fell for the bait.

In any event, this book promises much but delivers little in terms of “secret techniques” of persuasion. Too many techniques are given devoid of an explanation beyond a few words and/or examples of not more than a sentence. The result is a long laundry list of ideas that seem superficially tied to anecdotes rather than credible scientific evidence of efficacy. For example, one technique is detailed as a method to exploit “group think.” The author suggests, and I’m paraphrasing, “Remember in high school when one guy in the group started smoking and then eventually everyone else tried smoking? Well, be the first in a group to do something and the chances are great that others will follow.”

That’s the level of dark psychology at play here, folks. Wizards beware.

But, seriously, please do not follow me in purchasing this audio book.

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  • Kenyon Martin
  • 25-04-18

48 Laws of Nope

Imagine 1hr and a few minutes, listening to the voice that sounds like Ben Stein and Harrison Ford had a baby. I literally had to stop listening and driving.

This book is truncated unimaginative version of 48 Laws of Power. It’s not even that there are no good points, it just all seems so common sense matter of fact. Things I could’ve googled. It’s basically pop-psych in an hr.

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  • Mark Walker
  • 04-06-18

Here it is...

It was ok, that’s it, that’s all I’m saying, Not bad for price, the art of lying.

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