Vanessa Van Edwards

Where to Sit at a Conference Table For Your Next Meeting [Science]

You walk into a conference room and you are faced with a HUGE decision... What’s the best seat? Should I sit near the boss? Where on earth should...

How to Bond with Anyone with Dr. Paul Zak

As part of our series, World’s Most Interesting People, I chatted with Dr. Paul Zak, neuroeconomist, teacher and author of Trust Factor and The...

How to Create an Incredible Culture with Exceptional Hiring with Zach Suchin

As part of our series, World’s Most Interesting People, I chatted with Zach Suchin, entrepreneur, investor and founder of Brand Knew, a creative...

5 Fascinating Facts About Human History That Still Shape Us Today

Humans are complex. Do you ever wonder how certain behaviors evolved into common practice? Why we do what we do? In this video, I dive into a few...

World’s Most Interesting People Ep.3: Noah Kagan

Who are the world's most interesting people? This is a new series where I find fascinating, juicy, incredible people to interview for your...

Advanced Social Skills Animation

Learn more about People School: http://www.scienceofpeople.com/PSCHOOL To be strong in business you must have strong people skills. There is a...

Tips on Identifying a Shoplifter

Shoplifting is much more common than you would think. In fact, shoplifting has become more common than ever. Around the globe, it is said that the...

How to Perfect Your Evening Routine

What do you do to wind down before bed? It's time to be purposeful in your evening routines and as always, we go straight to the science to help....

How to Perfect Your Morning Routine

Is your morning keeping you down? It's time to get real with your mornings and as always, we go straight to the science to help. In this video, I...

A Sneak Peek for People School

Curious about People School? Get ready to learn brand new content I have never taught before! Check out this highlight reel and consider joining us...

World’s Most Interesting People Ep.2: Ryan Holiday

Who are the world's most interesting people? This is a new series where I find fascinating, juicy, incredible people to interview for your...

Your Weekly Wednesday Win

Oh Wednesday -- it's the middle of the work week, two days since that blissful weekend sleep and two days away from the freedom of Friday. Has an...

What's your New Year's Resolution?

I want to help next year be your best yet. The only way to optimize your success is to optimize your goals. I am hosting a FREE online training on...

The Science of Black Friday Shopping

Today is Black Friday, one of America's favorite shopping day.... Over one hundred million people will get up super early and grab the best deals...

Tips on Identifying and Avoiding Pickpockets

Did you know that there are over 400,000 pickpocketing incidents worldwide each day? Giving the high volume of pickpockets, I've teamed up with my...

Ask the Brain to Look for Hits Not Misses

Want more? Watch the full TEDx Talk here: sop.com/TED And if you love this animated video check out our friends who made it and get yours at...

How to Spot a Female Alpha

When you hear the phrase 'female alpha', what do you think of? Do words like attractive, powerful, or dominator come to mind? While a female alpha...

World’s Most Interesting People Ep.1: Lewis Howes

Who are the world's most interesting people? This is a new series where I find fascinating, juicy, incredible people to interview for your...

What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Personality

What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You? Research has unveiled that our sleeping position reveals a lot about our personality....

How to Keep Learning New Things Every Day

How can you ensure you're always learning new things? Try making a learning bucket list. You already have a bucket list for lots of other things in...

Testimonials from the Science of People Community

Many people think that interpersonal intelligence (PQ) is only good for social situations, but there are so many other areas that PQ can help you...

Do You Know the Song?

Are you ready for a science challenge? Find out if you can recognize these songs... Ready? Let's play. Want the details? Read the full article...

Is it Better to Be Loved or Feared?

Researchers Joseph Folkman and Jack Zenger studied 51,836 leaders and discovered one factor that plays a major role in the success of leaders......

Do You Like Bad Boys?

Are you the type of girl who has a history of being attracted to the bad boy? In other words, do you tend to go after guys that are the...

People School l Charisma Quiz

Find out where you fall on the charisma scale

People School l FAQ

Learn more about People School: http://www.scienceofpeople.com/PSCHOOL Hello friends! You have questions about People School? We have answers....

Why We Love to Hate Certain Celebrities

Have you ever wondered why certain actors rub us wrong while other celebrities steal our love? There is a simple reason why and it has to do with...

The Science of Vocal Power

Research shows that people decide how trustworthy or dominant you are within seconds of hearing your voice. With judgements being made that fast,...

Welcome to People School

Learn more about People School: http://www.scienceofpeople.com/PSCHOOL To be strong in business you must have strong people skills. There is a...

We chased a total eclipse and here's what happened

Today was an adventure of a lifetime! On August 21st, 2017 at 7am we began to drive South from Portland, Oregon to hit the path of 100% eclipse...