In general, manipulation is a human activity dealing with physical states of objects, or mental states of persons. The goal of manipulation is either not clear, or incomprehensible or morally/legally unacceptable.
In particular, the word manipulation can refer to:
- Joint manipulation
- Social influence
- Sleight of hand tricks in magic. Joint manipulation is a type of passive movement of a skeletal Joint. Social influence is when the actions or thoughts of individuals are changed by other individuals Sleight of hand, also known as prestidigitation ("quick fingers" or léger de main (from the French for "lightness of hand"
- Confidence trick
See also A confidence trick or confidence game (also known as a bunko, con, flim flam, gaffle, grift, scam, scheme Stock manipulation is a practice whereby owners of a company or others such as brokerage firms or investment companies take actions to increase or decrease the value of that Stock Abuse refers to the use or treatment of something (a person item substance concept or vocabulary that is harmful Advertising is a form of Communication that typically attempts to persuade potential Customers to Purchase or to consume more of a particular Brand Brainwashing (also known as Thought reform or as Re-education) consists of any effort aimed at instilling certain attitudes and Beliefs The word charisma (origin from the Greek word χάρισμα (kharisma, "gift" or "divine favor" from kharizesthai, "to favor" In the broadest sense a fraud is a Deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual Indoctrination is the process of inculcating Ideas attitudes, cognitive strategies or a professional Methodology. Love bombing is the deliberate show of affection or friendship by an individual or a group of people toward another individual Machiavellianism is the term that some social and personality psychologists use to describe a person's tendency to deceive and manipulate others for personal gain Manipulator is the third full-length album from Mukilteo Washington's The Fall of Troy. Media manipulation is an aspect of Public relations in which partisans create an image or argument that favours their particular interests Mind control is a broad range of psychological tactics able to subvert an individual's control of his own thinking, behavior emotions or decisions Neuro-linguistic programming (or NLP) is an Interpersonal communication model applied in Psychotherapy and other contexts of communication and change Photo manipulation is the application of Image editing techniques to Photographs in order to create an Illusion or Deception (in contrast to mere Propaganda is a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behaviors of large numbers of people A puppeteer is a person who manipulates an inanimate object — a Puppet — in real time to create the illusion of life Social psychology is the study of how people and groups interact© 2009 citizendia.org; parts available under the terms of GNU Free Documentation License, from http://en.wikipedia.org
network: | |