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PIL: It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it!

Mon 06 Feb

Professor Silke Paulmann
Department of Psychology

Some say that 10% of conflicts are due to difference in opinion and 90% are due to wrong tone of voice. In this lecture, Professor Paulmann will give an overview of what is known about how emotions and attitudes are communicated through tone of voice.

Free admission and open to all.


Our Professorial Inaugural Lecture series celebrates excellence in research undertaken by our recently appointed professors.

Conducting internationally significant research means our lecturers always have their fingers on the pulse and academics at Essex are at the forefront of the latest research findings and emerging trends. Our new professors will offer enlightening explanations on their own specialist subjects in areas such as sociology, politics, health and human sciences, psychology, computer science and electronic engineering, history, biological sciences, sports science and economics.

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  • Mon 06 Feb
  • 18:00
  • FREE
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