There’s a lot I / Americans in general don’t know about Brazil, but in an effort to avoid a long-winded rant about the lack of exposure given to Brazilian news or history in the U.S., I will instead just share 5 new stereotypes I’ve formed about Brazilians since coming here. 589 more words
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With women, on the other hand, it’s a regular occurrence.
Today I spoke with Professor Molly Babel of UBC. Our conversation was about interaction, and how we create predictions and expectations when we meet people. These predictions and expectations can help us to get on the same “wavelength” as our conversation partner, or they can make us “tune-out” before we’ve even heard them speak. 1,989 more words
When I started this book, I found myself regularly put off, or distanced from the story line for two reasons. Firstly, the young-teenage-girlisms were, for me, often a bit too cliche and made me cringe! 193 more words