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Rhythm and Intercultural Communication: Edward Hall’s and John Dewey’s Search for the Aesthetic Experience

 “The Warriors…passed the ball six times with so much speed that the defenders helplessly scrambled a step or two behind…. ‘A play where the flow is perfect, the rhythm is perfect,’ (Steve) Curry said.

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Intercultural Competence

Sheila Speaks to Students at CONALEP Plantel Temixco

My sister Sheila Polk gave a presentation to students at CONALEP Plantel Temixco, a technical high school near Cuernavaca, and I jumped at the chance to go along. 139 more words

Body Language

Core Vocabulary & Communication

     Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas. We all use AAC when we make facial expressions or gestures, use symbols or pictures, or write. 3,084 more words


Identifying and Understanding Deception on Campus

Unfortunately, deception is fairly common in the world, and it is prevalent on college campus as well.  Sometimes it is used to maintain a perception in a relationship or avoid consequences from certain actions.   664 more words

"Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are"

From the 2012 TEDGlobal conference, Amy Cuddy highlights how body language not only sends important signals about your thoughts to other people, body language also shapes who you are.


Sorting Reality from Ideas

We live in a culture where some segments truly believe (or at least act like) preferences and feelings have some kind of sacred status – where the more villainizing, stomping, protesting, and loudly signaling our outrage, the more legitimate our argument is. 485 more words