30 Jun 2014

The Panel with Tino Pereira and Julia Hartley-Moore (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:33 pm on 30 June 2014

Topics - MIT researchers say the most persuasive word that can be uttered in meetings, to get everyone onside with your point of view, is "yeah". They don't say why "yeah" exactly, but it seems to have connotations of firmness but friendliness. Today's headline in the Herald - Parents bring in lawyers for school stoushes. The prominent psychologist Dr Nigel Latta says he knows of cases already of parents lawyering up to fight rules at schools. Cronulla Sharks league player Todd Carney has been instantly sacked after a photo of him engaging in a vulgar act was widely circulated on social media.

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