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017 Beyond the Mask: Strategies to improve Communication while wearing a Mask

October 27, 2020
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017 Beyond the Mask: Strategies to improve Communication while wearing a Mask
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017 Beyond the Mask: Strategies to improve Communication while wearing a Mask
Oct 27, 2020

Dr. David Matsumoto offers tips and strategies to improve communication while wearing a mask.   Dr. Matsumoto is founder of Humintell,  a research and training company specializing in leveraging the science of  body language and nonverbal behavior to facilitate communication.

Topics highlighted during this episode:
1. The seven universal facial expressions of emotion
2. The importance of nonverbal cues identifiable even when a mask is worn  (upper half of the face, tone, and gestures)
3. The importance of establishing rapport, confirming, and assuring
4. The concept of the Smize

Humintell is currently offering a course for healthcare providers called Masked MiX: Unmask Facial Expressions of Emotion. This course helps providers identify the universal facial configurations of emotional states even when a patient or colleague is wearing a mask . 

Humintell website:  https://www.humintell.com

Masked MiX course  https://www.humintell.com/product/masked-mix-unmask-facial-expressions-of-emotion-special-list

Wall Street Journal article on the concept of Smize:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/smize-mask-coronavirus-pandemic-covid-tyra-banks-reopen-restaurants-11598463705

Show Notes

Dr. David Matsumoto offers tips and strategies to improve communication while wearing a mask.   Dr. Matsumoto is founder of Humintell,  a research and training company specializing in leveraging the science of  body language and nonverbal behavior to facilitate communication.

Topics highlighted during this episode:
1. The seven universal facial expressions of emotion
2. The importance of nonverbal cues identifiable even when a mask is worn  (upper half of the face, tone, and gestures)
3. The importance of establishing rapport, confirming, and assuring
4. The concept of the Smize

Humintell is currently offering a course for healthcare providers called Masked MiX: Unmask Facial Expressions of Emotion. This course helps providers identify the universal facial configurations of emotional states even when a patient or colleague is wearing a mask . 

Humintell website:  https://www.humintell.com

Masked MiX course  https://www.humintell.com/product/masked-mix-unmask-facial-expressions-of-emotion-special-list

Wall Street Journal article on the concept of Smize:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/smize-mask-coronavirus-pandemic-covid-tyra-banks-reopen-restaurants-11598463705