Psychology research shows ‘water cooler talk’ can have big benefits

Psychology research shows ‘water cooler talk’ can have big benefits

Whether in the workplace or our personal lives, most people have a strong preference for balanced conversations, where each person is able to “get their two cents in.” In fact, new research published in Language and Speech shows that people take corrective action to ensure a two-way flow of conversation when situational factors, like defined roles for working together on a task, create an imbalance in how each person is able to contribute.

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Source: Medical Xpress

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