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.
The written word has guided us through distance from our loved ones for centuries. Here’s how it can bring us closer
Before new policy can be based on evidence, decision-makers need to understand the relevant research. Intermediaries between scientists and policymakers translate information and build relationships.
Our brains cannot easily understand tiny risks so we tend to overestimate them. That’s when we need a little extra help to make the best decisions about our health.
To more effectively communicate about climate change online, follow these simple rules
Nigeria risks losing its recent status as Africa’s most attractive tech hub following its decision to suspend Twitter’s operations.
Canadian public health organizations have run into a serious communication problem about the AstraZeneca vaccine. Crisis management and communication theories explain what’s gone wrong.
Your eyebrows can tell a whole story without saying a word.
A wealth of online videos show dogs that, with the help of a keyboard, seem to be able to communicate with their masters. But does it really mean that dogs can “talk”?
Misunderstanding disaster warnings can have catastrophic consequences for people who don’t speak the language used for emergency communications.
In recent years, a growing body of academic research has emerged that outlines how emojis can be used in all forms of communication.
A new study found naked mole-rats communicate with chirps unique to their colony.
Getting pharmacies more involved could be a game changer, particularly for reaching minorities, older adults without internet access and others left behind.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and his inauguration mark an important change for the roughly 3 million people in the United States who stutter.
Two strategies can make videoconferencing as effective as meeting face to face, or even better.
The vaccines’ cold storage requirements and shipment rules put small, rural communities at a disadvantage, but that’s only part of a long-running challenge.
Talking with people who hold different political views doesn’t have to be an exercise in futile rage. Here are some tips to help you peacefully and fruitfully discuss spicy topics.
A professor of wireless communications explains the origins of cellular networks and how they evolved into today’s 5G networks.