The Reason Reverse Psychology Works Is Because People Do Not Like to Be Told What To Do

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Do you guys still remember the YouTube Video of a child being told to walk instead of taking the van? If not, here’s a link to this 18 million view video: Reverse Psychology in It’s Purest Form” A few seconds later into the video, you see the child agreeing to the request of his father. As the video title hints, it is a very good example of reverse psychology working. People tend to go against what they are told to do.

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