Hallelujah is one of my favourtite songs. Here it is performed by one of my favourite singers, Canadian KD Lang, and composed and written by one of my favourite poets, Canadian Leonard Cohen. Too bad both have been living in the US for a […]
This article offers us an example of the important influence of cross-cultural education on professionals, in this case those who are still involved in their medical studies. Such experiences and learning broaden our perspectives and ultimately contribute to better science and health care.
Biomedicine grad […]
TOWES is the acronym for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills. The Essential Skills have been categorized by the Canadian government as a way to standardize the skill requirements for each profession. They are also becoming the standard for evaluating a potential employee instead […]
What does your body language mean? While we all have individual variations, we do make broad cultural assumptions based on body language.
This site has a series of photos with possible interpretations of what specific body postures and gestures may mean.There is also a recap […]
What is the relationship between cultural competence and the brain? In this article, the researchers look at the important of cultural competence when working with people from diversecultures with brain injuries. Interesting.
Kessler Foundation scientists study impact of cultural diversity in brain injury research
Kessler Foundation […]
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” – standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident – can affect testosterone and cortisol levels […]
No matter how big or small a business is, establishing good communication at work is crucial to strengthening the workforce and in fostering teamwork. But it’s almost inevitable for a company to encounter communication barriers. How do we simplify the flow of communication in […]