2022 Spence Award Mini Episode: Human to Nonhuman Interactions with Kai Chi (Sam) Yam
Kai Chi (Sam) Yam (National University of Singapore) tells us about his research on human-nonhuman communication.
How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is America’s yearly celebration of family togetherness. But with partisan divisions at a boiling point after the polarizing midterm election and a punishing political year, many are bracing themselves for a war of words
Replication Study Shows No Evidence That Small Talk Harms Well-Being
People who engage in more substantive conversations tend to be happier but idle small talk isn’t necessarily negatively related to well-being, researchers find.
What Makes Us Vibe?
Think about your friends—the people you spend a lot of time with, see movies with, those people you’d text to grab a drink or dinner after a long week. Now think back to why you
Quality Beats Quantity in Team Communications
A team that communicates frequently isn’t necessarily communicating effectively, researchers find.
Living in Harmony: The Dynamics of Social Coordination
Social scientists outline the affective, social, and environmental cues that promote social coordination among individuals, teams, and entire societies.