Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D.

Dr. Jeremy Nicholson

Dr. Jeremy Nicholson is a doctor of Social/Personality Psychology and focuses on decision-making, social influence, and relationship dynamics. He also holds a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, with concentrations in training, statistics, and psychometrics—and a Master's degree in Social Work, with an emphasis on direct practice. He currently lives in Western Massachusetts.

Since 2001, Dr. Nicholson has worked in various aspects of education, research, and training. He has served as an instructor at the University at Albany, SUNY and an assistant professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Before that, Dr. Nicholson spent 9 years in the healthcare industry, helping to develop, manage, and train healthcare professionals in psychosocial interventions to improve end-of-life care treatment and planning. He has also served as a professional writer/blogger for Psychology Today since 2011, in the areas of social influence and romantic relationships—and more recently, in general decision-making and persuasion too. Overall, his writing and consulting centers around helping individuals be more effective and persuasive in managing their professional and personal interactions.

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The Attraction Doctor

How do you flirt, date, and relate? Everyone has their own style of finding love and each is looking for something different. Here you will find a variety of advice, methods, and techniques that apply to a wide range of sensibilities. Your personal style might not be compatible with it all, but you will definitely find pieces that work for you. You can get the love life you want. The Attraction Doctor is here to help!

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Persuasion, Bias, and Choice

This blog explores ways that Behavioral Economics can help us to improve our cognition, productivity, and decision-making. It also shares ways to reduce bias in our own judgments—while using persuasion to “nudge” other individuals toward better choices, too. These decisions and dynamics impact how people live, work, and love every day. So, if you want to learn how to make better decisions yourself and more effectively influence others around you, then read on!

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