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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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The Anchoring Effect: How The Mind is Biased by First Impressions

The Anchoring Effect: How The Mind is Biased by First Impressions | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A psychological bias that illuminates how we negotiate, predict our emotions, agree a price and much more...
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How you phrase the beginning of a question can affect the response - even if you are very careful...

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The power of suggestion: What we expect influences our behavior, for better or worse

The power of suggestion: What we expect influences our behavior, for better or worse | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A lucky rabbit foot. A glass of wine. A pill. What do these things all have in common? Their effects -- whether we do well on a test, whether we mingle at the cocktail party, whether we feel better -- all depend on the power of suggestion.
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