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Non-Verbal Communication

A significant amount of the communication that goes on between people is non-verbal. Although most people do not realize it, and more cannot pick up …

Understanding Perception Is Key To Communication

Two women are friends. They are pregnant with babies due exactly the same time. They lovingly call their expectant babies Munchkin and Bump. Both fetuses develop taste. One mother loves eating cooking apples. Munchkin tasted the sour taste. After a while the mother started eating chocolate. …

Pregnancy

3 Situations Where Cross-Cultural Communication Breaks Down

The strength of cross-cultural teams is their diversity of experience, perspective, and insight. But to capture those riches, colleagues must commit to open communication; they must dare to share. Unfortunately, this is rarely easy. In the 25 years we’ve spent researching global work groups, we’ve …

Top 20 Body Language Indicators

Communication can be fascinating. For most, the exchange of information begins and ends with words. However, there are a lot of other factors to …

The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why

The head of a large division of a multinational corporation was running a meeting devoted to performance assessment. Each senior manager stood up, reviewed the individuals in his group, and evaluated them for promotion. Although there were women in every group, not one of them made the cut. One …

Verbal Communication Skills

See also: Effective Speaking<p>Effective verbal or spoken communication is dependent on a number of factors and cannot be fully isolated from other …

Learn to Listen With Your Eyes

Tips for Understanding Nonverbal Communication<p>Listen With Your Eyes<p>Updated February 15, 2017<p>Is there ever any doubt in your mind as to the mood of a …

A facial expression is worth a thousand words

Moving pictures are more suitable to interpret the mood of a person than a static photograph. Communication is a central aspect of everyday life, a …

Think You Sound Confident and in Control? Your Voice Says Otherwise.

Turns out you use different pitches with different types of people. It's a matter of dominance.<p>Have you ever walked away from an important conversation and thought, “Wow, I didn’t sound like myself at all back there”?<p>You’re not alone. A recent psychological study by researchers from the University …

Is Nonverbal Communication a Numbers Game?

If there were ever numbers associated with body language and nonverbal communication, 55, 38, and 7 would be it. People often refer to these numbers …

You'll Be Shocked By The Differences In Basic Body Language Around The World

Obsessive compulsive disorder: There's more to OCD than repetitive handwashing

While many of us have unwanted thoughts from time to time, we often can push them aside and move on.<p>The same cannot be said for people with OCD; for …

People who go to bed late have less control over OCD symptoms

A late bedtime is associated with lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts, according to new research from Binghamton University, State …

The Brain

OCD linked to inflammation in the brain

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an intrusive condition that remains difficult to treat. This is due, in part, to the causes behind the disorder …

7 Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication

<i>“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.”</i><p>-Peter F. Drucker<p>More than half of all information communicated in …

How We Communicate Through Body Language

As anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of a fellow driver’s display of the middle finger knows, nonverbal communication is sometimes quite …

3 Psychological Theories To Help You Communicate Better With Anyone

Psychological theories often feel a bit too complicated for me (I’m sure there’s a theory that explains why that is) but I’ve come across a few that …