Social media is the refined sugar of human communication.
Jacinda Ardern's command of social media and her celebrity-level engagement rates make her a formidable campaigner in the digital age.
Your mouth might be obscured, but science shows you say a huge amount with your eyes.
Children need the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by experts in ways they can understand. A briefing may reduce children's anxiety and increase their understanding of the pandemic.
Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
There's an important distinction between planned and unplanned communication.
The centralised system that made NZ's initial pandemic response so successful also explains the recent failures at the border.
As workplace meetings move from offices to living rooms in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, what people say – absent nonverbal communication – is more important than ever.
Some animals demonstrate an ability for mathematics that reflects a more sophisticated understanding of language.
Countries across the globe responded differently to the pandemic, and results show a difference in effectiveness as well.
Since the lockdown went into effect, new signs responding to the government's directions have been noticeably visible, created by both the government and private businesses.
Lots of research shows why video calls are mentally and emotionally taxing.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
Here are five tips for the hearing impaired.
You might feel nervous asking someone you care about if they're suicidal on the phone or online. But a person who is struggling may actually find it easier to communicate this way than face-to-face.
For science communicators to be effective, best practice principles need to be applied to the design of messages, the choice of who conveys those messages, and their tone and timing.
Far from alarmist, images of the coronavirus seem to communicate patience and trust in science – both of which will be needed in the coming weeks and months.
Are we all in this together? Or looking after numero uno? Messages about isolation need to appeal to Australia's individualistic culture - and they don't have to come from the top.
As someone who researches and teaches leadership, I’d argue New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving most Western politicians a masterclass in crisis leadership.
As a nation with a strong religious sentiment, Indonesia could rely on its religious leaders to be more involved in communicating messages about the crisis.