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Welcome! We are so excited you found our Science of People Lab:

Our goal is to help you figure out the hidden forces that drive your behavior.

Really, we want to help you bring out your inner awesome.

The Science of People Secret Sauce:

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Step #1: Play With Us!

We believe that the better you know yourself, the more successful you are. Want to test your skills?

Step #2: Increase Your Influence

There are 7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence and I put them all together for you in this free video course. Sign-up below to get it right to your inbox.





Step #3: Watch Something Juicy

We love putting out fun, interesting, eye-popping videos and articles for you. Here are our most popular articles for you to catch-up on:

Know what you want? Supercharge your career, dates and social life with these quick and easy people skills:

Social Tips

From killer conversation starters to the art of mingling, you should always know what to say to get your way.

There is an art and a science to conversation.

And not just any conversation–I want you to have juicy, sparkling, engaging, deep conversations with everyone you interact with.

How can you make dazzling conversation with anyone you meet? How can you get business and connections and dates out of your meetings?

I want to show you that there are practical ways to have effective communication in this step-by-step guide to awesome conversation.

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social tips


Relationship Science

Strategies for singles to optimize dating profiles & thrive on blind dates and science-based solutions for couples to supercharge their relationship.

Online dating is the new normal.

Of the 54 million single people in the U.S., 49 million of them have tried online dating. So, if you’re thinking about joining, you’re in good company.

But, before you start chatting with other singles and going on fun dates, we want to help.

My goal is to help you feel confident in your online dating profile, find the people who share your similar values and interests and catapult your dates into long-term partnerships and relationships.

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relationship science


Business Hacks

People skills are key to business success. We have science-based solutions to speed the journey for entrepreneurs, job applicants & ambitious career climbers.

I want to teach you the science of charisma.

Increase your impact, influence and income using 7 science based steps.

This is a completely new way to think about how you interact with people and the impact you have on those around you.

In the business world, you have to master the impact you have on the world.

My goal is to you make you more memorable, influential and charismatic.

business hacks

business hacks


Life Strategies

Do you know the charisma formula? How to recognize a lie? How to decode the 7 microexpressions? Learn essential strategies for bonding with people.

Learning how to decode the face is like having a superpower.

Knowing how to read and interpret microexpressions is an essential part of understanding nonverbal behavior and reading people.

There are seven universal microexpressions and they often occur as fast as 1/15 to 1/25 of a second.

Identifying the microexpression is only a piece of the puzzle. We want to help you understand each of the expressions, specifically the science behind each emotion.

My goal is to teach you more about the emotions that influence our everyday lives.

life strategies

life strategies

Bonus: Come Party With Us

Each month, we send out the latest and greatest in human behavior hacks, weird science and the best ways to interact with the people around you. Sign-up below to join (we promise, you’ll be glad you did):





About Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator. She is a Huffington Post columnist and her courses and research has been featured on CNN, Forbes, Business Week and the Wall Street Journal. As a published Penguin author, Vanessa regularly speaks and appears in the media to talk about her research. She is a sought after consultant and speaker.


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