by Elizabeth Stokoe, Pentti Haddington, Jon Hindmarsh, Laura Kohonen-Aho, Tuire Oittinen, Sean Rintel, and Lucas Seuren

Golden light bulbs
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Communication has been described as the “most important skill of the 21st century”. Yet myths circulate about what counts as ‘good’ communication, including what counts as the optimal circumstances for communicating. Myths arise partly because research in psychology and related disciplines rarely investigates naturally-occurring and moment-to-moment communication, preferring to explore how people communicate in the laboratory or report their communication retrospectively in surveys. …

Elizabeth Stokoe

Professor of Social Interaction at Loughborough University, specializes in conversation analysis, communication training, & science communication.

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