Grumbling children and teenagers can be so annoying. But it is important to try and decode their complaints.
Dad jokes can help make you a better parent. But that’s only one reason why dad jokes work.
An analysis of tweets posted by the Ukrainian national government and the Kyiv city government in the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022 shows a national resilience.
Humans (particularly those in the Northern Hemisphere) generally prefer the heat, a bias which has hampered effective climate communications for decades.
A chatbot that lets users express their feelings by drawing may help communication and treatment for people with chronic pain.
The borderless nature of cyberspace presents particular challenges for African states used to controlling activities in their territory.
Laughter is so fundamental that animals like chimps, rats and dogs share the ability with humans. But in people it serves more serious social functions than just letting others know you’re having fun.
Around half of toddlers who aren’t chattering by age two will catch up later, but we can’t predict which ones.
How technology is central to the show’s most dramatic and pivotal moments – and how it might define its legacy.
Why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover: the limitations of reading body language.
Discussing some key topics before – or even after – they move in together can help couples successfully navigate this step.
Leaks of thousands of messages show government officials making light of lockdowns and joking about frightening the public.
The language of dance is often lost on a general audience. Now new research has used sensor suits to discover patterns of movement-based communication in ballet performance.
Researchers explore what happens when ants can’t properly use smell to detect friend from foe.
The waggle dance is performed by forager bees to convey important information about food sources.
Honeybees possess one of the most complex examples of nonhuman communication. New research suggests that it is learned and culturally passed down from older to younger bees.
Doctors don’t always tell you they’re unsure what’s behind common symptoms, such as a stomach ache. And that can have serious effects.
In a story where you have to choose your words carefully, it’s important to convey meaning to audiences in other ways.
Compassionate listening is an overlooked practice, but urgently needed in both interpersonal and political communications.
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