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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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In the next section, we examine the role of reflective thought in the narrative persuasion process.
Establish that role through knowledge and conversation, and persuasion will soon follow.
Epstein explains that effective persuasion depends on two elements: how clearly we understand an issue and how clearly we communicate the issue to others.
In a previous post, I introduced the concept of "situational persuasion success stories" -- prepared retellings of how you previously helped improve somebody's condition in given situations.
Unlike Louisa Musgrove's accident, which plays a prominent role in Persuasion, Jane's predates the action of the novel, and the information about it is buried in Miss Bates's chatter.
The Florida Supreme Court has often decided, however, that once a defendant meets the burden of production on an affirmative defense, the burden of persuasion is on the State to disprove the affirmative defense beyond a reasonable doubt (e.
The new website uses AES' proprietary Psychographic Persuasion technology which combines motion, 3-D imaging, text and sound to engage the visitors into a seamless exploration of the entire website.
To understand the true nature of the soft war we must understand the persuasion process.
Persuasion and Conversion: Essays on Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere in Early Modern England.
In doing so, I have enacted one of the essential principles of persuasion described and explained so effectively in this enjoyable volume.
If persuasion is part of communication, where the persuader and the persuadee participate, how does the persuadee accept or fend off the attempt of persuasion?