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If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating / Alan Alda.

Author/Creator:
Alda, Alan, 1936- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Random House, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Interpersonal communication.
Interpersonal relations.
Interpersonal relations
Local subjects:
Interpersonal relations.
Communication.
Form/Genre:
Self-help publications.
Summary:
The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills.
Contents:
Relating : it's the cake
Theater games with engineers
The heart and head of communication
The mirror exercise
Observation games
Making it clear and vivid
Reading minds : Helen Riess and Matt Lerner
Teams
Total listening starts with where they are
Listening, from the boardroom to the bedroom
Training doctors to have more empathy
My life as a lab rat
Working alone on building empathy
Dark empathy
Reading the mind of the reader
Teaching and the flame challenge
Emotion makes it memorable
Story and the brain
Commonality
Jargon and the curse of knowledge
The improvisation of daily life.
Notes:
includes index.
ISBN:
9780812989144
0812989147
9780812989168
OCLC:
970641564
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