Vanessa Bohns

Popular Writing and Business Articles

  1. The New York Times - Icon

    Would you lie for me? Why we underestimate our own powers of persuasion

  2. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    A simple compliment can make a big difference (with Erica Boothby and Xuan Zhao)

  3. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    A face-to-face request is 34 times more successful than an email

  4. The New York Times - Icon

    Would you let the police search your phone? We are much more likely to give consent than we think (with Roseanna Sommers)

  5. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    To reduce sexual misconduct, help people understand how their advances might be received (with Lauren DeVincent)

  6. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    Three myths that stop people from asking for help at work

  7. The Conversation - logo

    McDonalds’s fired its CEO for sleeping with an employee: Research shows why even consensual office romances can be a problem

  8. The Conversation - logo

    Weinstein jurors must differentiate between consent and compliance — which research shows isn’t easy

  9. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    You’re already more persuasive than you think

  10. The Hill - icon

    Why so many people are still going out and congregating in groups despite coronavirus pandemic: A psychologist explains the difference between being selfish and egocentric

  11. Harvard Business Review - Icon

    Three tips to avoid WFH burnout (with Laura Giurge)