Just how linguistic is neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP?

Some people think it can help you win friends and influence people. And a lot of people are making a lot of money from it. But what about its language claims?

Daniel and Kylie are taking a skeptical look on this episode of Talk the Talk.


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Show notes

Canada decides the F-word is not taboo for radio listeners’ ears
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/nov/09/baise-moi-canada-decides-that-the-french-f-word-is-not-taboo-for-listeners-ears

Written Inuktitut to be standardized across Canada
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/written-inuktitut-standardized-1.4391689

Macrolanguage vs. Dialect
http://www.personal.psu.edu/ejp10/blogs/thinking/2008/04/macrolanguage-vs-dialect.html

Omniglot: Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
https://www.omniglot.com/writing/inuktitut.htm

About Inuktitut
http://www.tusaalanga.ca/book/export/html/2203

Kenn Harper: Inuit Writing Systems in Nunavut: Issues and Challenges (PDF)
http://ipssas.ku.dk/publications/publindex2003/08_Harper.pdf

Skeptic’s Dictionary: neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
http://skepdic.com/neurolin.html

Skeptoid: NLP: Neuro-linguistic Programming
https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4155

The truth about lying: it’s the hands that betray you, not the eyes
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-truth-about-lying-its-the-hands-that-betray-you-not-the-eyes-7936522.html

When people think they move their eyes
https://nlp-now.co.uk/nlp-eye-movement-clues/

NLP Mirroring and Matching Techniques
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/nlp-mirroring-matching-techniques-dr-lisa-christiansen/

NLP Technique: Mirroring
http://www.nlp-secrets.com/nlp-technique-mirroring.php

The Chameleon Effect as Social Glue: Evidence for the Evolutionary Significance of Nonconscious Mimicry
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1025389814290?LI=true

Chartrand and Bargh (1999): The Chameleon Effect: The Perception-Behavior Link and Social Interaction (PDF)
https://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/~tlc10/bio/TLC_articles/1999/Chartrand_Bargh_1999.pdf

Covert Hypnotic Seduction and NLP Language Examples
http://www.thenlpcompany.com/hypnotic-seduction/

NLP “discredited”
Google Books link

The Truth About the NLP Wikipedia Page
https://inlpcenter.org/nlp-wikipedia-page/

Asked “What Race Is Islam?” Lawmaker Replies, “What Race Is Dickhead?”
http://www.newsweek.com/racist-white-supremacist-australia-politician-calls-dickhead-708570

“What Race Is Islam?” Racist Asks. “What Race Is Dickhead?” Australian Lawmaker Replies.
https://theintercept.com/2017/11/09/race-islam-racist-asks-race-dickhead-australian-lawmaker-replies/

Christmas creep
http://www.macmillandictionary.com/buzzword/entries/Christmas-creep.html

Wedge: A Bucket Full Of Miracles
Google Books link

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