Group polarization ** The tendency for a group to make decisions that are more extreme than the initial inclination of its members

Group polarization refers to the tendency for a group to make decisions that are more extreme than the initial inclination of its members. These more extreme decisions are towards greater risk if individuals’ initial tendencies are to be risky and towards greater caution if individuals’ initial tendencies are to be cautious. Credit: Wikipedia: Group Polarization … Continue reading Group polarization ** The tendency for a group to make decisions that are more extreme than the initial inclination of its members

Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems ** But it goes a long way

I often get criticized when I talk about the power of conversation. People conclude that I think conversation will solve all our problems, and nothing else is needed. Or that I am ruling out debate or other forms of human interaction. I am not. Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems. It can … Continue reading Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems ** But it goes a long way