A masterpiece of applied psychology, H. Overstreet's Influencing Human Behavior offers a brilliant and practical analysis of the workings of the human mind. He gives the reader a deep understanding not only of the minds and motivations of others, but more importantly, of oneself, and gives concrete advice on how to master your own psychology and improve your life. Read the book recommended by Dale Carnegie, now back in print in a completely new edition! Read more Read less.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The object of these chapters is to discover how far the data of modern psychology can be put to use by each of us in furthering what is really the central concern of our lives. That central concern is the same whether we be teachers, writers, parents, merchants, statesmen, preachers, or any other of the thousand and one types into which civilization has divided us.
In each The object of these chapters is to discover how far the data of modern psychology can be put to use by each of us in furthering what is really the central concern of our lives. In each case, the same essential problem confronts us. If we cannot solve it, we are failures; if we can, we are, successes. What is this central problem? Obviously, it is to be, in some worthwhile manner, effective within our human environment. Get A Copy. Published first published January 1st More Details Original Title.
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Start your review of Influencing Human Behavior. May 23, Ryan marked it as to-read Shelves: recommended-by-author. Apr 27, Rohit Yadav rated it liked it. What we attend to controls our behaviour. What we can get others to attend to control their behaviour. How does one capture attention? Movement towards something Stories , Novelty, Ask questions, Throw up fair challenge What kind of attention do we wish to attract?
It is not what people are that get across, not what they try to inculcate Respect the attention limits No appeal to reason that is not also an appeal to a want is What we attend to controls our behaviour. It is not what people are that get across, not what they try to inculcate Respect the attention limits No appeal to reason that is not also an appeal to a want is very effective Never teach anything unless you tie up with a real want in child's life.
Can we tie up what we want with what our children want? How could we tie up these uninteresting tasks with something that really gripped kids Wants: Comfort, Sex, Security, Owning something, Social esteem, Pride in appearance Most of us are naturally visually minded but few of us are visually worded. Humour is far from making jokes. It is an attitude. Published in , when the first steps studying human behaviour were taken.
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Influencing Human Behavior
Influencing Human Behavior (1925)