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Why Learn to Code Behavior? Part 2 | Joanna Chango & Jim Coan

**This is the second post in a three-part blog: Part One, Part Three In this three part blog, we address how behavior coding, a method used extensively in psychological science research, can be useful to leaders, teams, and negotiators. In our first post, we discussed reliability—the first benefit that leaders, teams, and negotiators who learn [...]

2018-03-26T09:25:54-04:00 Categories: Blog, Our Thinking|Tags: , |

Left, Right, Up, Down, Forward, Backward: Which Type Are You? | Jim Coan

Reliable generalizations about human behavior are hard to come by, and much sought after. We want to understand ourselves as much as anyone else, and the notion of broad, easy-to-understand categories of personality promise to simplify things. Categories – personality types – suggest that understanding our motives, biases, and behaviors, can be less messy and [...]

2018-03-26T08:14:58-04:00 Categories: Blog, Our Thinking|Tags: |

Want to Supercharge Your Team’s IQ? | Jim Coan

I study human relationships from the perspective of Social Neuroscience. For the past twenty years, I've watched people navigate their sometimes quite troubled social environments, looking for clues about what makes some relationships successful while others flounder toward conflict. This has led me to a deep understanding of how people behave with one another when [...]

2018-03-21T07:25:37-04:00 Categories: Blog|Tags: |