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2012-09-04 17:34:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If outrageous questions are part of your repertoire, then chances are you have a knack for getting people to do what you want, according to new research. Asking someone to accomplish an outrageous task for you is the best way to try and get him or her to do the real task after their initial rejection, a new study finds. The study author Dariusz Dolinski, a researcher at the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities in...


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