What do you do when you can't remember someone's name or have an idea that the person you're talking to doesn't know your name? How do you break an uncomfortable silence in a job interview or first date? Are there any healthy ways to avoid a conflict from escalating into chaos without completely taking back your original stance or opinion? The human brain is fascinating but there are always some tips people swear by for navigating social settings such as asking strangers a of questions, having a firm handshake, or maintaining eye contact.
So, when a Reddit user asked, "What's the best psychological trick you have?" people were ready to share their favorite social trick or mind game for you to try the next time you're bored at a house party.