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The Culture of Meetings

In any team environment today, professional workers are likely to be matched up with at least one person from another culture. Organizations should consider training team members on cultural differences. ... More>


Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Why Verbal Tee-Ups Like ‘To Be Honest’ Often Signal Insincerity


Why baby talk is good for your baby


Can Having a Foreign Accent Hurt Your Career?

People who speak English as a second language are generally passed over for top managerial jobs, studies have shown. New research reveals the factors underlying this glass ceiling. ... More>