Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Paperback)

The Psychology of Persuasion

By Robert B. Cialdini, PhD

Collins Publishers, 9780061241895, 320pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2006



Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"--and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.

You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader--and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.

Praise For Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

For marketers, this book is among the most important books written in the last ten years.
-Journal of Mariketing Research

Influence should be required reading for all business majors.
-Journal of Retailing

This book will strike chords deep in the hearts and psyches of all of us.
-Best Sellers Magazine

The material in Cialdini’s Influence is a proverbial gold mine.
-Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology