Using humor during doctor-patient interactions
How often do medical professionals use humor during the interaction with patients? After all, such positive interactions help build a relationship, establish trust, and support the exchange of relevant information.
We all know that the majority of plant species depends on pollinators, like bees and syrphid flies, for reproduction. What most of us do not know is that this process is far more complex than it looks at first sight.
Canada geese
Read these 3 blogs about bird behavior!
Boy classroom
Having a behavioral coping strategy means that a person can regulate emotions and deal with stressful situations.
Healthcare communication - dealing with emotions
Communication studies have shown that breaking bad news is best be done immediately and with clear wording. What is the best step forward?
Zebrafish
They may have just found the answer to this at the University of Toronto, Mississauga (Canada). Cheung et al. tried out a method using subcutaneous injection with dyes.
Elderly lady in park
For people with dementia, it is very important to keep connections with the outside world. Without meaningful communication, there is a high risk of social isolation.
Interrogation
Interrogation research crosses multiple disciplines. Hayley Cleary and Sarah Vidal investigated interrogations in order to describe interrogation settings and its participants in a basic way.
dentist child encounter
In order to help health professionals and parents manage child distress more effectively, researchers started observations of real interactions in healthcare in a community setting.
Social pigs
If you want to get on in life, is it better to make friends, or should you trample down the competition? Maybe we can learn something from animals…
Doctor patient
Every day, new training programs find their way to hospitals and clinics to help professionals convey their message efficiently and effectively in order to practice their profession.