Here are 12 terms that represent categories of practices aimed at detecting and preventing covert persuasion:
- Persuasive Resilience: Developing mental and emotional fortitude to resist manipulation tactics.
- Inoculation Theory: Building resistance to persuasion by pre-exposing individuals to weakened forms of an argument.
- Cognitive Defense: Enhancing critical thinking skills to identify and counter manipulative messages.
- Media Literacy: Cultivating the ability to analyze and evaluate media content critically to recognize persuasive intent and techniques.
- Social Influence Awareness: Understanding how social pressures and conformity can impact decision-making and contribute to manipulation.
- Disinformation Countermeasures: Strategies for detecting, debunking, and mitigating the effects of false or misleading information.
- Psychological Armor: Strengthening psychological well-being to reduce vulnerability to manipulative tactics.
- Deceptive Messaging Detection: Identifying and analyzing messages that contain hidden persuasive elements or intentions.
- Emotional Intelligence: Developing the ability to recognize and manage emotions, reducing susceptibility to emotional manipulation.
- Bias Recognition: Becoming aware of cognitive biases and heuristics that can make individuals vulnerable to manipulation.
- Propaganda Resistance: Cultivating the capacity to recognize and counter propaganda techniques and messaging.
- Mindful Decision-Making: Encouraging deliberate, thoughtful decision-making processes to counteract impulsive or manipulated choices.