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Gaslighting and stereotyping: One augments the other

A previous post is entitled: Perceptions of warmth and competence drive our stereotypes: Cuddy et al. (2008) I’ve written a number of posts about stereotyping. Click here for previous posts about stereotyping > Gaslighting I have the sense that there’s … Continue reading

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Most recent newsletter from the Friends of Fort York & Garrison Common; a more readable font size would require shorter texts (it will probably never happen)

I have been following the newsletter from Friends of Fort York & Garrison Common for some years. I find the newsletter contents of interest, on occasions when I get around to reading it. I also think a larger point size … Continue reading

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project

I have an interest in a City of Mississauga initiative that seeks to develop the Story of Mississauga. The project is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled: “Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy”: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related report is entitled: “City … Continue reading

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What makes a good story?

What makes a good story? I can think of at least three things: The story has to take hold of, and hold onto, the attention of the audience. The storyteller who “plays the role” will likely connect with the audience. … Continue reading

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We have a white extremism problem, Doug Saunders argues – Globe and Mail, Nov. 12, 2016

Updates A Nov. 14, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Social media is blinding us to other points of view: Everyone saw a different reality during the U.S. election, depending on their own opinions.” A Dec. 1, 2016 Guardian article is … Continue reading

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Erving Goffman’s definition of the situation: Bridget Jones’s Baby and The King’s Speech

In a Comment at a recent post, I’ve referred to commonalities between Bridget Jones’s Baby and The King’s Speech. In the current post, I will explore themes related to storytelling, Erving Goffman, storylines, narrative arcs, frames and framing, and related … Continue reading

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Early history of the Canadian Stuttering Association – now celebrating its 25th Anniversary

On Oct. 22, 2016 I’ll be presenting a workshop at the CSA 25 Anniversary Conference. The workshop is entitled “Canadian Stuttering Association  – Then & Now.” The conference takes place at Oakham House, 63 Gould Street, at Ryerson University. Here’s a brochure: confprogram-final … Continue reading

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Diversity is for white people: The big lie behind a well-intended word – Oct. 26, 2015 Salon article

An Oct. 26, 2015 Salon article is entitled: “Diversity is for white people: The big lie behind a well-intended word: ‘Diversity’ sounds polite and hopeful. It’s how we talk when we can’t talk about race, or when whites get nervous.” The … Continue reading

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Presence (2015) by Amy Cuddy – Powerful Poses, Powerless Poses

Forty years ago in Toronto – in the mid-1970s – I spent a year and a fair amount of money in the intensive study of a variation of the Alexander Technique. I really needed the training. I was born slouching. I … Continue reading

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Perceptions of warmth and competence drive our stereotypes: Cuddy et al. (2008)

This post deals with bias and prejudice. I first highlight a recent Guardian article, after which I outline recent academic research related to the dynamics of bias and prejudice. An Aug. 16, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “The dark history … Continue reading

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