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per·sua·sion

(per-swā'zhŭn),
The act of influencing the mind of another, by authority, argument, reason, or personal insight; an important element in most types of psychotherapy.
[L. persuasio, fr. persuadeo, to persuade]

persuasion

(pĕr-swā′zhŭn)
The act of influencing the thinking or behavior of others.
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The investment will enable Dyutu to expand development of its proprietary Persuasion Engine(TM) technology.
We are proud to be able to demonstrate the exciting persuasive power of our patented Psychographic Persuasion technology, said Joseph Konowiecki, Chairman and CEO of AES.
2 Coercion; occurs when the behavior has changed, but none of the internal psychological structures do not change, even if it could be more robust attitude towards the opposite persuasion.
Kirby's book is a fascinating and thorough exploration of the emergence of the modern "public sphere" through practices of persuasion in 16th-century England.
It is not all bad, of course: we psychotherapists use this routinely to help clients step outside their entrenched view of a problem to gain a new perspective, but it is a helpful reminder that everyone using communication is, in fact, engaged in some sort of persuasion, whether they acknowledge it or not.
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the discourse of persuasion in Shakespeare from the perspective of historical pragmatics (Jacobs & Jucker 1995; Jucker & Taavitsainen 2010; Taavitsainen 2012; Jucker & Taavitsainen 2013, etc.
There is no statute for the defense of being misinformed or otherwise prevented from complying with registration requirements, and the case law is silent as to (1) which party bears the burden of persuasion of the affirmative defense and (2) the standard for the burden of persuasion.
During Klemeyer's second webinar, “Secrets of Influence and Persuasion Using NLP,” he will teach individuals how to combine the power of body language, conversational hypnosis, NLP, negotiation, proven mind control techniques and effective communication skills with the power of persuasion.
The six principles of persuasion are based on liking, reciprocity, social proof, consistency, authority and scarcity.
In a larger sense, the author frames the topic of military persuasion as key to successful crisis management.
Keep in mind, he says, "The most effective form of persuasion is persuasion that occurs that doesn't feel like persuasion.
But if our ways of knowing about our body are not the ways by which we achieve understandings about our souls, then a psychologized rhetoric that took the analogy in the way that Socrates proposes would simply develop a new mechanical account of persuasion.