Want to persuade someone? Buy them coffee

Posted 9 years ago by Evan Tishuk

"Caffeine is known to increase arousal, attention, and information processing—all factors implicated in facilitating persuasion." In other words, coffee makes you more open to persuasion. And, it turns out that only strong arguments are more persuasive under the influence of caffeine. Apparently, it opens your mind and helps one judge the strength of a good argument. So, next time your selling to a client or arguing with your spouse, insist they have a cup coffee beforehand.

1 Comments

nobrainer ~ 9 years ago

unless your argument sucks. then rely on alcohol.

note to self: don't try to pick up women at Starbucks.

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