People will be more inclined to like you if you ask a favor of them. This is called the "Ben Franklin Effect."

Ben Franklin Effect (I would say to make the favor practical and easily achievable so they don't get frustrated at you instead)

highly intelligent people are less likely to keep traditional values.

Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds.: crikey - I always thought I was thick as a plank!


In a group setting, people tend to look at the person they feel the closest to when a group laughs

relationships are harder now because conversation become texting, arguments become phone calls, and feelings become status updates.

Especially when texting is the majority of your relationship! Guessing that makes it A LOT HARDER dont ya think?