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.
A better understanding of language and its neuroscientific basis would help us handle linguistic issues throughout our lives.
As many as two-thirds of couples do it.
Two film crews comprised of Latino and Black cinematic arts graduate students made short films to counter vaccine fears in both communities.
Many vulnerable people are unable to engage with their energy usage online, leading to higher bills and even debt and illness.
Banter can be fun, but it can quickly cross the line.
Communication scholars have long wondered not just who lies the most, but also whether people tend to lie more online, in person or over the phone.
The language around climate change can feel overwhelming. A psychology and public policy expert breaks it down in plain English.
Keeping mentally, physically and socially active helps people with dementia maintain their brain and thinking. But in lockdown, when people with dementia did less, this can lead to a decline.
Some concertgoers reported being so moved by their first concerts in nearly two years that they wept with joy – a testament to the power of this unique form of human communion and connection.
Arts-related activities for people living with Alzheimer’s and other related disorders could improve people’s quality of life, but collaborating in communities requires a common language.
Subtly shifting the crafting and delivery of public health messaging on COVID-19 vaccines could go a long way toward persuading many of the unvaccinated to get the shot.
We live in a world of spoken, visual and written communication, but the third mode continues to dominate teaching and assessment in university communication courses.
When politicians disregard public health directives, new research shows it causes the public to distrust governments’ handling of crises like the COVID-19 pandemic.