attitude change

  • Why We Shout During an Argument (and Why It’s Not Effective)

    Why We Shout During an Argument (and Why It’s Not Effective)

    When we get into arguments with people, such as your on-the-other-side-of-the-political-spectrum uncle, the disrespectful neighbour, or even your messy roommate, it can be all too easy to devolve into a shouting match. However, according to Vanessa Bohns, a professor of organizational behaviour at Cornell University, shouting during an argument not only undermines the effectiveness of…