Dark Psychology

An Essential Guide to Persuasion, Manipulation, Deception, Mind Control, Negotiation, Human Behavior, NLP, and Psychological Warfare
Narrated by: Rhett Samuel Price
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover how people with dark personalities work and what it really takes to persuade someone, then pay attention....

Two manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Dark Psychology: What Machiavellian People of Power Know About Persuasion, Mind Control, Manipulation, Negotiation, Deception, Human Behavior, and Psychological Warfare That You Don’t
  • Persuasion: Highly Effective Manipulation Techniques to Influence People to Willingly Do What You Want Them to Do Using NLP, Mind Control and a Deep Understanding of Human Behavior and Dark Psychology

In part one of this audiobook, you will learn about:

  • The eight laws of human behavior and how manipulative people use these behaviors to their advantage
  • The six scientific principles of persuasion and how a manipulator will use these to persuade anyone to agree with them, seemingly on their own terms
  • Mind-control techniques that Machiavellian leaders and manipulators use to try and bend your reality and keep you at their mercy
  • Manipulative negotiation tactics people use to get you to take their deal while making it seem like it was your idea
  • Nineteen manipulation strategies predators use to lure people into their deceptive games
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include:

  • Ego: friend or foe? A look at how ego management is an asset in negotiation
  • Don’t say that: what to avoid saying in conversation
  • Nice and effective ways to exert influence
  • How Bruce Lee inspired persuasion concepts
  • Scientifically proven principles of persuasion
  • Seduction as manipulation: Don't be a victim, but use the techniques to influence others
  • And much, much more
©2018 Steven Turner (P)2019 Steven Turner

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good book <br />it's was a very informative book

speaker was a little on the full side but it was very informative we written book

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Good book for people in business.

If you are in the business field just like me then this book will be your best friend! I now understand why my partners are doing things that they do and it is easier for me to communicate with them. I feel that I developed new skills and I believe it is important for all businessman to read this.

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intriguing skill enhancers with a twist

it was a good refresher on basics of persuasion with some more in depth looks at our darker sides as humans. I was surprised to see where I may have been manipulated or manipulative in my own relationships.

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Learn the Practical Uses and Defenses

Absolutely loved this book. It’s a must read, short and to the point. This is a very informative book on the darker side of human being psychology. I highly recommended

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A bit disjointed

Sometimes it looks like a compilation of ideas and concepts from other books. There is a lack of examples as well. overall it is a good book for reference but not great .

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A must audible for everyone.

A unique look into a side of human nature most of us would rather did not exist but it does and it never hurts to be informed. This book let me look at things in a whole new perspective and opened my eyes to new possibilities.

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Wasted credit

Narrator is very boring and content is dull. Shame I wasted a credit on it oh well better luck next time.

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Good book!

This book have effects subtle techniques it's really good another one because of you can learn easily.Psychology defenses of manipulation day by day.

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Caveat Emptor, still not bad.

If you exercise critical reading throughout, you are probably going to be disappointed. Many assertions made with no references. No bio on the author. Still did a good job and hard work.

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Boring

I nearly fell asleep. Content is nothing new and the narrator put me to sleep. Give it a big miss.

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  • Marie Antoinette
  • 02-02-19

A useful reference on manipulative personalities

A useful and concise reference on manipulation and key ingredients, with examples, of the various faces, or masks, of manipulative personalities.

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  • Alisha Ward
  • 02-02-19

Helpful to understand the DP.

This audible is very informative. the provided data is useful. Easy to listen and understand.

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  • George Wheeler
  • 02-02-19

Thanks author!!

Surprisingly a more interesting read than I was expecting. I found this book very intriguing as it helps you learn how to work with people’s mind and take advantage of their innermost feeling and wants and get whatever we want from them. I think anyone & everyone should read this book.I would like to recommend this book to all my friends.Thanks author!!

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  • Jasmine Norton
  • 02-02-19

A great informative read

A very quick and concise way to start to learn about dark psychology and the many methods to it. The author did a great job with keeping the reader interested the whole time.

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  • Courtney Phillips
  • 02-02-19

Packed with excellent examples.

We have all run into the extreme narcissist or the social psychopath. And hopefully not too often the far end of that spectrum! I do recommend the book. Pretty right on target advice.

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  • Tisha H. Curtis
  • 02-02-19

Very specific,

Actually this book is very helpful when gaining some good, helpful knowledge about the evil and harm that lurks in our world. It doesn't really over dramatize, but names it, gives advice, best practices, etc. I found it helpfu

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  • Samantha Lewis
  • 02-02-19

The best guide.

Virtually everything the author explains would require years of learning and practice. There is so much material covered in the book that it becomes impractical for an individual to accomplish selfish and unethical use of psychology.

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  • Rhys Wallace
  • 02-02-19

Good guide to understand Dark Psychology.

If you ever wondered why certain individuals have more of an appeal than others then this is the book for you. This book covers some of the timeless principles and methods of manipulation that have been used on the public. It is a power source of information that can be used to protect yourself or loved ones.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-20-20

Good but with nothing extraordinary or new

There are lots of Thing i've already figured out by my own but The author explains it very well and this book can really be helpful for those thata are not managing that grate with manipulation

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  • Mike Hayden
  • 01-28-20

Not very good

Didn't sound very scientific. More like putting sociopaths on a pedestal. Only listened to 10 minutes and that was enough.