The economy of reputation

Have you ever had a gut feeling, as you were about to introduce two friends, that they may…
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The curve of cool

By Inbal Abarbanel & Ori Manor Zuckerman "Language is a tool that has been worn into shape by…
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Technology to help us understand deep true meaning

Communicating with impact: harnessing data from nonverbal cues Few people will refute the notion that being able to…
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Frames never merge

During a lifetime, we encounter endless clashes of interests, agendas, and statuses of power. In order to manage…
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A matter of time: On chronemics as a nonverbal signal

We’re used to thinking of a conversation as an exchange of verbal utterances between two interlocutors or more.…
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Cueing letters: On textual paralanguage

Surely we are all well familiar with nonphysical channels of communication, mainly the textual mediums. It is a…
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The charm of voice

Let's talk about vocal appeal. We all feel our voice is a medium with which we play our…
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A matter of time: On chronemics as ..

We’re used to thinking of a conversation as an exchange of verbal utterances between two interlocutors or more. Actually,…

Cueing letters: On textual paralang..

Surely we are all well familiar with nonphysical channels of communication, mainly the textual mediums. It is a student…

The charm of voice..

Let's talk about vocal appeal. We all feel our voice is a medium with which we play our way…

Dress to impress..

Does clothing indicate only socioeconomic status and physical attraction? Can one signal dominance and effectiveness with clothing? Well, of…

We are canvases for social signals..

Let's talk about cosmetics and body modifications as social signals. We all feel that body decoration is an everyday pursuit.…

Scent of Success: Olfactive Cues an..

Researchers have found that every person has a unique smell, similar to a fingerprint or “voice print.” These smell…

Physical Attractiveness at Work: Th..

Physical appearance plays a big role in how we are perceived. On the one hand, there’s the appearance of…

The Body as a Code: Appearance & Ad..

The desire to project a competent image is perhaps as basic as the need for food and shelter Let's…

The Value of Nuances: 11 Highly Inf..

By Brooke Gronich, Noah Jacobs, Jordana Schube Studies show that the tech industry is projected to reach a staggering…

Speech Acts, Intentions and Convers..

Credits: Speech Acts Theory was Developed by John Austin (1962) & elaborated by John Searle (1969) | Conversational Implicature was…

The Social Bases of Language and th..

Credit: Thomas M. Holtgraves, Professor of Social Psychology, Ball State University Welcome. My name is Ori M. Zuckerman and…