WATCH: Can You Affect Another Person's Behavior With Your Thoughts?

It's not mind control. But researchers think your opinions of others can have a surprising influence on their actions.
Source: Francesca Catteneo for NPR

Do you think that the private thoughts in your head could influence how other people — or creatures — act? The answer is "Of course not," right? Because to say yes would be to admit you believe in mind control or telekinesis or some other phenomenon usually reserved for superhero comic books.

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