A recent study suggests that viewing ideal female body types can initially provide improved body image satisfaction. However, some notable behavior changes occurred in the women reporting significant increases in body image satisfaction: These participants made dietary alterations during the course of the study, including methods such as decreasing carbohydrate intake and meal skipping.
As speakers, we know we can always improve. Videoing ourselves is a great tool to use to view, review, and improve. However, it focuses on everything. Rather than trying to better both our content and delivery, it often helps to target specific parts of our presentation. The delivery component has two parts: verbal and nonverbal. This post addresses one specific part – verbal delivery.
The internet can be accessed from all over the world, but that does not mean that users in different countries are accessing the internet in exactly the same way. Even under the extremely broad umbrella of social media, different users participate in a variety of activities.
A recent study conducted by researchers at Stanford University’s Department of Communication and Institute for Research in the Social Sciences asserts that voters are more likely to cast their vote for a political candidate who advocates green-friendly practices.
Many people looked at the title of this post and said to themselves, “Exactly my thoughts! Why speak? Like most folks, I have a fear of public speaking. That’s the reason: “Why am I even reading this article?” That’s a fair question. Let me answer it.
The world is changing…or is it? Technology has turned us into collaborative consumers, but is that so different from a system we once used? This new sharing revolution mimics older societies where bartering, trading, swapping, and sharing were our primary business interactions.
Children’s books communicate our culture’s values, ideas, and beliefs to young minds. They teach young kids morals, but just what do they teach about gender roles? In the largest study ever conducted on children’s books, researchers found that there is a bias towards male characters.
When the internet first emerged, it was impersonal. Just a way to link documents from one to another. But as it grew, we began to see how adding social aspects increased our enjoyment of the web. MySpace and Facebook allowed us to network and have conversations with our friends, and businesses could more easily connect with their customers.