In experiments, African grey parrots have shown an ability with numbers.
Some animals demonstrate an ability for mathematics that reflects a more sophisticated understanding of language.
Germany led the way with its early response to the coronavirus crisis.
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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.
Smile for the camera.
Lots of research shows why video calls are mentally and emotionally taxing.
An already tough situation is made worse for those with hearing loss.
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.
Important, accurate messages delivered by the right people at the right time are crucial in a pandemic.
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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.
Two illustrators for the CDC created an iconic image that would become ingrained in the minds of millions.
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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.
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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.
Indonesian religious leaders have a big role to play in times of crisis.
The Indonesian Communications and Information Ministry
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.
Virtual meetings, from work chats to reading groups, have become commonplace during the coronavirus pandemic. But if you’re finding communication feels different in this setting, you’re not alone
Behavior is changing because of the coronavirus. Is perceived risk the reason why?
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Using a survey taken from March 10 – March 16, social scientists tried to untangle the complicated connection between feelings of vulnerability and behavior change in response to the coronavirus.
blankAn airline passenger checks his smart phone at Montreal–Trudeau International Airport, Friday, March 20, 2020, as COVID-19 cases rise in Canada and around the world.
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In an age of social media and the propensity for misinformation to spread like wildfire, organizations and governments should consider social media strategies in pandemic response planning.
Remote working is about to surge as companies around the world advise employees to stay away in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But nothing beats the effectiveness of face-to-face interactions.
Strategic risk communication is needed to curb fearmongering and racist sentiments on social media related to COVID-19
What's the best way to tackle coronavirus myths and misinformation if they come up in everyday conversation?
The graffiti in the men’s toilets tends to be more competitive while in the women’s it is more supportive.
From crude drawing to advice and support, the scrawlings on toilet walls reveal differing communication patterns between the sexes
Internet accessibility in Africa is hampered by high prices.
African countries are among the lowest internet speed but it has the most expensive communication and internet costs.