Around 100,000 years ago, humans developed spoken language. Speech allowed people to share complex information about people, places, or abstract ideas in a highly efficient way. Spoken words aren’t the only part of communication, though. Eye gaze, body language, gestures, vocalizations, and facial expressions allow us to express emotions, adding an extra layer of non-verbal […]Read more..
Have you ever approached someone who is watching a video and then started talking to them? You might feel that they’re ignoring you because they’re hyper-focused on what they’re watching. Although you may have said their name over and over, they continue to look at the screen as if you weren’t even there. Interestingly, they […]Read more..
Until the invention of writing, spoken words, gestures, vocalizations, and facial expressions were the most popular ways to share ideas and feelings. New ways to communicate — cell phones, text messaging services, emails, and social media — haven’t been available until relatively recently. And times change quickly. As people have begun to rely on modern […]Read more..