Namkje Koudenburg: how do you express your disapproval without using words?
How do you express your disapproval without using words?
In a polarizing society, gauging the opinions of people around you is becoming increasingly important. In everyday conversations, people are constantly checking if they and their conversation partners feel the same way. They can find out if others express their opinions explicitly, but it turns out that people are also very good at picking up subtle signals that indicate whether others do or do not agree with them. One such signal is a brief interruption of the flow of a conversation.
|03 September 2019 12.41 p.m.