Tag: Policy and Advocacy

How to Talk Politics So Others Will Listen

Judging others’ behavior is a normal and useful human behavior. Judgmentalism, however, brings conversation to a screeching halt. There is an important difference between the two.  We all judge. We have to. Yes, we have to — both as individuals and as a society. In order to navigate the world, in order to make hundreds […]

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Ridiculing the Experts Who Just Might Save Us: Why Is This Happening?

Maybe some of them did. But one of the students was indignant, and she let me know it. The new findings contradicted what she had just read in the textbook I assigned for the course. She thought she should be able to rely on the textbook to tell her the truth about nonverbal communication.  At […]

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