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Archive for the ‘Communicating’ Category

Making New Year’s resolutions about relationships and people, not things

Posted by Jessica Sedler

This year I want to focus my New Year’s resolutions on relationships and people, not things.

Yes – January is in full swing. How are the new year’s resolutions going? Did you make any?

I did. I vowed to attempt less screen time, especially before bed. I now keep my phone downstairs and read my Christmas present novel under the duvet, with a smug smile on my face. Fairly easy to tick off. And it’s this sort of stuff we decide to set goals for ourselves about isn’t it?

 

I want to lose a stone
I want to start running
I want to drink more water
I want to drink less wine…

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Face the facts: How we read facial expression communicating as social animals

Posted by James Auden

Our brains also devote a lot more attention to faces than many other visual stimuli because faces are so important to our lives when we are communicating as social animals, and it’s as social animals that we’ve succeeded as a species.

The human face has evolved to be the most expressive on the planet, containing around 52 muscles so the possibilities for communicating our feelings are infinite.

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