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How Does Comedy Impact Society?

May 24, 2023

Humor has influenced society for several centuries with wit and satire. Comedy as commentary on page and on stage has had an effect on public perception and even official policy. Why do comedians discuss politics? […]

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How Listening to People We Don’t Agree with Helps Us

February 27, 2022

Actively listening to contrary views is difficult. We often want to interject and stop them mid-sentence to convey our own message, leading to communication breakdowns. This week on Wondrium Shorts, master opening your ears. […]

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Language and Culture: Is There A Connection?

January 18, 2021

Sapir-Whorf hypothesis states that the structure of our grammar channels the way we think. However, the recent studies that have been aimed at the issue, have been extremely unpromising. […]

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