You are reading the listicle version of the Psychology of Listicles! Below are five reasons listicles are popular among the masses. If you are still wondering what a listicle is at the end of this article, you can read a more in-depth explanation here in the traditional article version.
- You know exactly when the article will end.
- The format is easy for our brain to process.
- We can skim a list and still get every bit of information from it.
- Satisfies our curiosity with little effort.
- They are clearly organized.