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16 people share the best psychological tricks they use in everyday life.

16 people share the best psychological tricks they use in everyday life.

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Jedi mind tricks may not be real, but there are definitely ways that you can subtly change people's actions through psychological trickery.

Of course, you shouldn't use this power for evil — but sometimes, it can help you achieve your totally good benevolent goals more easily. A recent Reddit thread asked, "What's a psych trick you love to use?" The answers prove Jedi mind tricks are real.

1. This is genius.

Under promising and over delivering at work. I also work at a mental hospital and it works with the people I work with. - christinaa7

2. Talking too much can work against you.

Sometimes staying silent in a negotiation works in your favor. Silence often feels uncomfortable so the other party will offer up something by filling the quiet space with words.

I used it once to negotiate something with my boss. I stated my case. He hmm and ummed for a bit to himself. I remained silent and he relented. Had I filled that silence with more words it could’ve given him time to think of a way to say no. - baabaaredsheep

Sources: Reddit
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