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Family and marriage: Social media and the family

Research indicates that the non-verbal portion of our communication with others transmits 60 percent to more than 90 percent of the message, but one article I read sums it up: The important statistic is that most communication is nonverbal. 381 more words

Nonverbal Communication

The Plan of Attack: Jason Carter vs. Nathan Deal

There are many strategies involved when planning a campaign. What will be the common theme? How will we approach our opponent? After taking some time exploring the gubernatorial race, it seems that Jason Carter ( the challenger) is taking a method of attack, whereas Deal (the incumbent) is attempting to showcase and persuade the state of what he’s accomplished as Governor. 244 more words

COMM3146 Political Communication

Give Us a Hint (#20somethings)

Okay dear ones, no offense intended. This note is about communication in the workplace. I’ll begin by sharing some advice from my pastor.

Learn to master your first reaction. 288 more words

For The 20-somethings...

Adapting Educational Models

In his 1983 book, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,  developmental psychologist Howard Gardner described eight intelligences, each associated with a particular region of the brain. 414 more words

Frames Of Mind

Anatomy of a False Smile

Most people smile every day. It is an automatic reflex and a deliberate one, so in many cases it does not indicate joy. Scientists say smiles can be an evolutionary behavior, designed to let others know that we’re not being threatening. 554 more words

Nonverbal Communication

The art of communicating

It’s no secret that we as humans have a tendency to communicate with more than just our words. Between facial expressions, body language, stress and tone of voice, there are many types of nonverbal communication. 880 more words

Nicholas Christakis: The Hidden Influence of Social Networks

We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis tracks how a wide variety of traits — from happiness to obesity — can spread from person to person, showing how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you don’t even know.