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  • Write a Winning College Essay - Duration: 3 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,128 views
    Don't brag. Instead, show a nice person learning and growing. And whatever you do, relieve the reader's boredom!
  • Logic doesn't motivate us. Stories do.

    Stories Can Hurt You - Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,351 views
    We think our attitudes and decisions come from facts. But they mostly come from stories.
  • This is even better than a lie detector.

    The Ultimate B S Detector - Duration: 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,378 views
    It's called the enthymeme, and boy do you need it.
  • How to Deal with a Bully - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,000 views
    Avoid humiliation by following what Amy Schumer does with a heckler.
  • Being famous means never saying you're sorry.

    Public Apologies - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 609 views
    Being famous means never saying you're sorry. Here's how you can do better, while learning about an important rhetorical principle.
  • How to Talk Politics without Losing Your Mind - Duration: 3 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,268 views
    How can you have a political disagreement without wanting to murder the other person? The answer lies in Aggressive Interest.
  • TrumpSecret - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,680 views
    Trump says this phrase at least four times every speech, and nobody has noticed. Watch it and learn the key difference between rhetoric's tools of logic and character.
  • The Secret to a Memorable Speech - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 3,752 views
    Hint: It lasts 12 seconds.
  • The Lure and the Ramp - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 601 views
    It's hard enough to change a person's opinion. But how do you get her to actually do something. Here are two tools, straight out of Aristotle.
  • Best Rhetoric Movie: Groundhog Day - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 5,296 views
    This should be watched by every rhetoric and AP English Language student. Why? Because it shows how persuasion can lead to understanding. Even love.
  • The Advantageous - Duration: 119 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 954 views
    Aristotle's secret to persuading an audience.
  • What to Do with a Vax Resister - Duration: 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 437 views
    Why do educated parents refuse to vaccinate their children? And how do you talk to these people? The answers lie in the most powerful tool of persuasion.
  • The Secret to the Voices of George Clooney and Morgan Freeman - Duration: 3 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 7,013 views
    How to sound like the Voice of God. Or Clooney.
  • The Best Pickup Line - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,486 views
    Pickup lines are perfect persuasion moments, a chance to learn the most powerful weapon of rhetoric: Ethos.
  • Eddie Haskell Ploy - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,265 views
    When you know you're going to lose an argument, here's a way to win in the long run.
  • Yogiisms - Duration: 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 629 views
    Yogi Berra claims he didn't say half the things he said. The man was a genius at idioms.
  • How Do You Point Out a Fallacy? - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,188 views
    What to do when you catch someone in a logical mistake. The answer may surprise you.
  • Channeling Eloquence - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,667 views
    An exercise called prosopopeia will have you speaking like Martin Luther King. Literally.
  • How to seduce a cop.

    Get Out of a Ticket - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 843 views
    The rhetorical tools you need to get a cop to let you off.
  • Rhetoric Skype-in with a school that changes countries every term.

    Think Global School Skype In - Duration: 8 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 152 views
    In this 5 a.m. Skype-in with the Think Global School in Athens, Greece, I describe a cure for tribalism. Or try to.
  • How to Apologize - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 818 views
    Screwing up can actually improve your reputation.
  • My favorite tool.

    Most Powerful Persuasion tool - Duration: 78 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,251 views
    Never mind logic. Use this tool to get what you want.
  • Do This in an Interview - Duration: 82 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 965 views
    Here's a secret that can help you land a job or get into a college: in rhetoric it's called the peroration.
  • The art of framing, made personal.

    How to Frame Your Sister - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 984 views
    The art of framing can help your personal arguments. Even with your own big sister.
  • The best arguments end up with something...consensual.

    The Art of Seduction - Duration: 93 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,351 views
    How to manipulate people so they actually enjoy it.
  • This strategy gets a high school girl's mom to treat her with respect.

    How Can I Get My Mother to Treat Me Like an Adult? - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,314 views
    It's question time at ArgueLab! This grown-up high school junior works part-time and gets good grades, but her mom still treats her like a child. What to do?
  • Avoid these two words to avoid a lawsuit or divorce.

    The Stupidest Thing to Say to an Angry Person - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 946 views
    Two really dumb words make people go ballistic and even cause lawsuits. Yet we use them all the time.
  • Where does "the devil to pay" come from? Not Satan.

    The Devil to Pay - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 391 views
    Why do people say "There'll be the devil to pay!" Because of the British Navy. A perfect example of idioms, the molecules of rhetoric.
  • The future tense isn't just for grammarians. It's for anyone who hates fighting.

    The Secret to Not Fighting - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 882 views
    How do you take the anger out? Watch the tense.
  • Question time at ArgueLab: "How can I be taken seriously in a meeting?"

    Be a Leader in Meetings - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 992 views
    How do you get people to take you seriously in a meeting? Jay's answer: almagamate!
  • Afraid to Speak? - Duration: 89 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 822 views
    Are you scared about screwing up in public? Then this video will surprise you.
  • How your own presentation can borrow from Hollywood.

    Would Movie Speeches Work in Real Life? - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 603 views
    Hollywood oratory sure does inspire. But what if you don't have the music soundtrack, or your face isn't painted blue? ArgueLab's Christina Fox answers.
  • It's what the Founders knew, and most of us don't.

    What Is Rhetoric? - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 19,574 views
    It's the art of leadership, the art of persuasion, and much, much more. ArgueLab's Christina Fox explains.
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