Repeated storytelling from elderly relatives doesn’t necessarily always signal age or cognitive decline. It’s about conveying memories and values to a new generation.
People who experience mansplaining suffer lower organizational commitment and job satisfaction, and higher turnover intention, emotional exhaustion and psychological distress.
Using urine and signature whistles from other dolphins, a team of scientists has shown that dolphins use signature whistles like names and hold mental representations of other dolphins in their minds.
The relationship between the state and media soured just months into the Kenyatta regime.
How to use language clues to see through someone’s ‘expert’ facade.
Hiding in plain sight, they’re subtle reminders that we’re being watched, tracked, studied.
Refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds with disabilities face the twin obstacles of English language courses that don’t work for them and disability services that don’t speak their language.
The ways Americans talk about firearms is full of contradictions, two communication scholars explain – and that powerfully shapes the country’s approach to gun policy.
With online use ever-increasing, so is the rise of ghosting – when friends decide to disappear into the social ether.
Communication helps group members to size up the intentions of the others.
New research has found what may be language in electrical impulses transmitted between mushrooms.
The ‘Die Hard’ actor is suffering from a communications disorder that affects 2 million Americans.
Bruce Willis’ family today revealed he has been diagnosed with aphasia. So what actually is aphasia and why haven’t we heard of it before?
People often try to seem confident and certain in their message so it will be trusted and acted upon. But when information is in flux, research suggests you should be open about what you don’t know.
Dating apps like Bumble have tried to shake up the gender dynamics of dating. Some users say their efforts fall flat.
The popularity of hashtags like #MeToo speaks to society’s increasing embrace of important issues like sexual assault and harassment
For humans, there is a link between the development of language and cognitive skills. Studying the same process in dogs can be used to determine their capabilities at the puppy stage.
A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.
Communication breakdowns between doctors and their patients have real-life consequences and can result in poorer health outcomes and sicker patients.
‘Tis the season for summer lovin’. But make sure you’re clear about your expectations.