10 Manipulative And Tricky Ways Cities Control Your Behavior

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6. Turns out, the stairs ARE the masters.

Escalators are purposely placed opposite of one another.

As a result, you stroll by a few more storefronts getting from point ‘A’ to point ‘B.’

Clever corporations, aren’t they?

10 Manipulative And Tricky Ways Cities Control Your Behavior

 
Gravo Elevators

7. Better behave! Dummy cameras are watching.

Fake security cameras are popping up all over urban areas. Apparently, they force citizens to obey while threatening the possibility of exposure. Not quite sure how to feel? You’re not alone.

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10 Manipulative And Tricky Ways Cities Control Your Behavior

 
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8. The blue hue is actually a clue.

Night clubs, bars, and even some restaurants are opting for navy lighting in restrooms. The color wards off drug users making it difficult to find a vein for injection.

10 Manipulative And Tricky Ways Cities Control Your Behavior

 
Bathroom Designs Melbourne

9. Mosquito devices aren’t actually annoying the bugs … at all.

Some cities control inhabitants with high-pitched sounds. Teenagers and young kids are especially targeted. The annoying sound is blasted through speakers outside popular storefronts, discouraging loitering and fighting.

10 Manipulative And Tricky Ways Cities Control Your Behavior

 
Vale Mail

10. “Pig ear” anyone?

Certain cities control anything on a wheel with these clever contraptions. Decorating nearly every walkway nowadays, these metal “hooks” force citizens to “learn the hard way.”

cities control behavior

 
Architectures – Dr. Dan Lockton

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