The Best Way to Convince Someone They're Wrong

If you've ever been in an argument with someone, you might've found that it's very difficult to convince them they're wrong. Are there any ways to make it easier? Laci is joined by Dr. Carin Bondar to give you some helpful tips if you want to convince someone they're wrong.

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