Communicativeness

Communicativeness is one of the 12 traits of social responsibility. A communicative person has good communication skills and is ready to talk or impart information.

The power of thank you: UGA research links gratitude to positive marital outcomes

2018-04-29T12:29:45+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Generosity, Health, Relationships|

A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research.   The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships.   "We found that feeling appreciated and believing that your spouse values you directly influences how you feel about your marriage, how committed you are to [...]

Children of separated parents not on speaking terms more likely to develop colds as adults

2018-03-09T01:25:01+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Communication, Communicativeness, Parenting, Relationships|

Children of separated parents not on speaking terms more likely to develop colds as adults Source: Carnegie Mellon University   Previous research has indicated that adults whose parents separated during childhood have an increased risk for poorer health. However, exactly what contributes to this has been less clear, until now.   A team led by Carnegie [...]

How to Nurture Children’s Language Development (including reading with older children)

2018-03-09T01:25:02+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Communication, Communicativeness, Education, Health, Parenting|

How to Nurture Children’s Language Development (including reading with older children) By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   During the “baby phase of development” you are the key to language development and it is vitally important to talk to your child as much as possible and actively make gestures to what you’re talking about. The important thing to [...]

Parenting after the death of a child a difficult balancing act: York U study

2018-04-29T12:50:27+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Communicativeness, Courageousness, Parenting|

One of the tough challenges a parent faces when a child dies is to learn how to parent the surviving children, and the task begins immediately, according to York University psychology professor Stephen Fleming.   From the moment their child dies, parents are faced with the two extremes of loss and life – the suffocating [...]

Bad behavior may not be a result of bad parenting, but a lack of common language

2018-04-29T12:50:47+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Respectfulness|

Most parents will admit that talking with a teenage child is difficult at times. It is even more challenging when parents and children don’t speak the same language fluently — a reality for a growing number of immigrant families in the United States.   New research from Iowa State University suggests this language barrier can [...]

Mother-Child Communication: The Influence of ADHD Symptomatology and Executive Functioning on Paralinguistic Style

2018-04-29T12:51:41+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Communicativeness, Health|

Research study conducted by: Elizabeth S. Nilsen, Ami Rints, Nicole Ethier, and Sarah Moroz; University of Waterloo and University of Western Ontario   "Paralinguistic style, involving features of speech such as pitch and volume, is an important aspect of one’s communicative competence. However, little is known about the behavioral traits and cognitive skills that relate to these aspects of speech. [...]