Perception and Communication

We've all been fooled by our senses. Put your hand in lukewarm water after it's been in a bowl of ice, and you'll find it hot. Or look at an optical illusion. It's all it takes to make us less sure of how infallible our brains really are. And yet. We're dead sure that our … Continue reading Perception and Communication

Why Cultural Differences Matter – And Just How Much

I'll get straight to the point: They matter because they have the power to engender that most horrible feeling in human interactions - DISTRUST. Distrust is the worst thing you can have in a relationship with another person, especially a person you want something from (attention, appreciation, time, a job, an apartment). I have found … Continue reading Why Cultural Differences Matter – And Just How Much