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If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating (large print)

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The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills.

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Geneva Public Library LARGE PRINT 153.6 ALD (Text)
First Floor Large Print
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  • ISBN: 9781524781927
  • ISBN: 1524781924
  • Physical Description: xx, 314 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print ; [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Relating: it's the cake -- Theater games with engineers -- The heart and head of communication -- The mirror exercise -- Observation games -- Making it clear and vivid -- Reading minds: Helen Riess and Matt Lerner -- Teams -- Total listening starts with where they are -- Listening, from the boardroom to the bedroom -- Training doctors to have more empathy -- My life as a lab rat -- Working alone on building empathy -- Dark empathy -- Reading the mind of the reader -- Teaching and the flame challenge -- Emotion makes it memorable -- Story and the brain -- Commonality -- Jargon and the curse of knowledge -- The improvisation of daily life.
Summary, etc.:
The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills.
Subject: Interpersonal communication.
Interpersonal relations.
Genre: Large type books.


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