Humans are complex characters but yet in the other hand with a little bit of knowhow and psychological prowess, it is easy to manipulate people and get them to toe your line or do what you want. Behavioral patterns provide a lot of scope for study in psychology and as such, here some impressive psychological tricks that can affect your communication with others and make life easy for you.

  1. To find out if a person likes you

Among psychological tricks, just identify one word that you notice a person may be using time and again. It could be a word, phrase or sentence and then nod and smile, if they like you, they will keep using it repeatedly to impress you too.

To find out if a person likes you

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  1. When you want people to take you seriously

If you think you aren’t being taken seriously and if you do so want your words to be regarded in a serious way, then when you say something to someone, just tell them that your father taught that to you, this is usually something that makes people believe and take note since it is parental advice.

When you want people to take you seriously

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  1. Demonstrate sincere happiness

Displaying happiness doesn’t meaning having to hug someone you don’t know. But, among some impressive psychological tricks, when greeting people with a smile combined with some sincere warmth, they too will reciprocate the same way towards you. It’s a matter of using positive emotions to make others know that you are happy to see them and this gives them some importance and they will start smiling at you and responding to you over time and will then start liking you.

Demonstrate sincere happiness

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  1. If someone you are talking to is trying to avoid answering a question

Here’s one among psychological tricks that never fails. Just pause a conversation while looking into the person’s eyes. This makes them feel uncomfortable and they will carry on talking and reveal more than they should. You may also get to know the truth about details you want as your silence is a sign that you know the truth.

If someone you are talking to is trying to avoid answering a question

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  1. If you want people to agree with you

To get people to agree with you, just keep maintaining eye contact when speaking, nodding is an emphasis on what you are saying is absolutely true and as social behavior dictates; they too will agree and nod back

If you want people to agree with you

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  1. Have you ever wished the subway wasn’t that crowded in the morning?

If you are in a crowded place, the stare directly in front of you, on the same direction you are going. You may find the crowd making way for you and this is one of the impressive psychological tricks with an easy explanation.  We tend to look people in the eyes in crowded locations to understand which the direction the person is travelling and one usually walks the opposite way to avoid a clash.

Have you ever wished the subway wasn’t that crowded in the morning?

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  1. To forget a song stuck in your head

Among psychological tricks, we would love this one just to forget a song. Think of the end of the song. As per the Zeigarnik effect, the brain tries to remember the unfinished things and by thinking of the end of an annoying song, it will then vanish from your thoughts.

To forget a song stuck in your head

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  1. Want your kids to eat broccoli?

Just ask them to make a choice between two or five stalks of broccoli. This tells them you’ve made up your mind about their lunch but the choice makes them feel as if the decision is theirs. The same trick can be applied in other situations.

Want your kids to eat broccoli?

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  1. If you believe a person doesn’t like you

Among psychological tricks, this tells you a lot about a person. Just try to borrow their pen or a pencil. On one scenario, people if they don’t like you will not help you but then again, such a small favor hardly warrants a a and your hater may oblige you because they will conclude you aren’t that bad.

If you believe a person doesn’t like you

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  1. If you need to become angry

Among impressive psychological tricks, you can try this one. The body and mind are connected and Swedish body Language Expert Henrik Fexeus feels that you can influence some emotions so if you want to get angry, just clench your teeth and foists and focus on something for ten seconds. This can actually make you angry.

If you need to become angry

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  1. Simulating behavior

This is a neat psychological trick. You can imitate the behavior of a person you wish to be like and this will soon give you the same behavioral and character traits. It is like the placebo effect. You just make yourself believe you have that nature and soon you may actually do so. You need to do it as frequent as possible to make it work.

Simulating behavior

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  1. Chew bubble gum to calm down.

According to research, chewing bubblegum decrease cortisol the stress hormone drastically. This is because the blood rushes to your head and makes you relaxed. Another explanation is that a pleasant association with food makes you happier and calmer.

Chew bubble gum to calm down.

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  1. To get something big, you need to start small.

Among impressive psychological tricks, to ask a friend a big favor, ask them for a small one first. Alternately, if you want to borrow $50, ask for $200. The person is inclined to refuse the big amount and give you the smaller one which you actually wanted.

To get something big, you need to start small.

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