Machine sentience: what happens when machine learning goes too far?
Although people have wondered about the future of intelligent machinery, such questions have become more pressing with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Read what the researchers have to say.
The fate of novel ideas
Why do some good ideas take years to win widespread embrace? This research project sets out to identify the hurdles.
Ad strategies of the Great Depression can inform today's crisis communications
Understanding which approaches work in times of crisis can benefit advertisers and consumers. Read what the researchers have to say.
Genes influence whether infants prefer to look at faces or non-social objects
This article looks at how early behaviors, like looking at faces and eyes or non-social objects, differs between infants. Could this research reveal how a child is more likely to communicate later in life?
Apology psychology: Breaking gender stereotypes leads to more effective communication
Not all apologies are the same, and it can help to be more deliberate about the language that you're using and the content in your apology. Read what the researchers have to say.
Eye-to-eye contact is rare but shapes our social behaviour
Researchers have found although eye-to-eye contact occurrs rarely, it communicates important messages which are vital for subsequent successful social behavior.
Criticism with care is more persuasive
How to deliver hard messages with maximum impact.
The challenge of keeping an audience engaged: how language shapes attention
Brands want consumers to watch their ads, leaders want employees to read their emails, and teachers want students to listen to their lectures—and I want you to go on reading TR.
Communication is key in reducing prejudice in workforce
“One of the foundations of the theory is that human beings have evolved to have a psychological need for autonomy.”
Don't complain to these co-workers
Employees should first consider whether they’re speaking to someone who can take the requested action.
Reflecting on your values before opening your mouth makes for happier relationships
By pausing to reflect on personal values before engaging in these kinds of conversations, our interactions could become more harmonious.
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