Ever wondered how Fox News does it? Persuasive Design goes a long way to explaining how they keep your parents, friends, and neighbors enthralled. Don’t fear, though. I have divided the post into three successive parts: the Quick Dip, the Shallow Dive, and the Deep Dive. Each is an extension of the last so you can read as much or as little as you like and still get something you can use.
How can we have so much agreement at least at the broad strokes of the issues, but can’t actually legislate any solutions and now have a second government shutdown? I explain the psychological motivations of each of the major players. Paul Ryan’s motivations will leave you speechless!
We are drowning in cynicism! Cynicism is toxic. It kills motivation. It turns people against each other. It stops conversation. It erodes trust. Cynicism is killing our democracy!
Internet addiction! Reward Circuits! Dopamine! The love molecule! Find out what contributes to your obsession with social media! Now get back to work!