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About Paige R. Penland

Telling the stories of countries, corporations, movements and people has been Paige’s mission for more than 20 years. She has written a dozen books and numerous feature articles, blog posts, and reports, as well as providing content and editorial service for some of the biggest names in publishing.

Nov 27th, 2017

Chainsaw Reviews Adam Alter’s Irresistible

2017-11-27T17:24:28+00:00 By |Categories: Communication, Design, Development, Marketing, Mobile, Neuroscience, Psychology, Reviews, Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Internet can be addictive—by both design and its very nature. Adam Alter parses out some of the ways that our brave new online world has become "Irresistible."

Mar 7th, 2017

Are Productive Disagreements Possible?

2017-03-07T10:48:41+00:00 By |Categories: Career, Communication, Psychology|

The most effective arguments, the ones that transform nations, win elections, and guide popular culture, are almost never the ones that follow the ground rules of productive debate. More often they are cynical appeals to emotion, cognitive bias, and the sort of tribalism that makes critical thinking seem unwise, dangerous, or even treasonous.