Category: Psychological

Building Coalitions and Story Telling author.

Building Coalitions and Story Telling

Evaluating the risk of winning or losing a lawsuit and the reward of damages is based on probabilities, statistics and...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Justice author.

Justice

This blog post was originally published by Colin at the eDeliberation BlogI am a descendant of Supreme Court Justice Oliver...

By Colin Rule
The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease author.

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

(BrainPickings)- In the immeasurably revelatory The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions (public library), Sternberg examines the interplay of our...

By Jeff Thompson
Reframing author.

Reframing

This blog post was originally published by Colin at the eDeliberation Blog One of the core skills in the mediator’s...

By Colin Rule
Leaving Facebook author.

Leaving Facebook

This blog post was originally published by Colin at the eDeliberation BlogI was a fan of Facebook from my first...

By Colin Rule
“Trusting” the Expert author.

“Trusting” the Expert

In its Smarter Living section on April 29, 2018, the New York Times posted an interesting article about how our...

By Phyllis Pollack
Never Underestimate the Importance of Emotional Intelligence author.

Never Underestimate the Importance of Emotional Intelligence

From Mark Baer's blog.According to social science researcher Brene’ Brown, empathy is a skill set, the core of which is perspective...

By Mark Baer
Being Good to Ourselves When in Conflict author.

Being Good to Ourselves When in Conflict

Conflict Management Blog by Cinnie NobleInterpersonal conflict is often deflating. Our egos, self-esteem, confidence, mood and other parts of us...

By Cinnie Noble
How to Take a Scientific Approach to Improving Employee Productivity author.

How to Take a Scientific Approach to Improving Employee Productivity

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Although our digital devices have certainly made life more convenient, they’ve also...

By Rae Steinbach
The New Handshake: Using ODR to Create Value for Consumers and Businesses author.

The New Handshake: Using ODR to Create Value for Consumers and Businesses

From the Indisputably blog.I recently joined the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Publications Board, which recruits people to write books,...

By John Lande
Is the Overconfidence Effect Sabotaging Your Communication? author.

Is the Overconfidence Effect Sabotaging Your Communication?

The overconfidence effect is a natural bias toward believing that we’re better at something than we actually are. The overconfidence...

By Tammy Lenski
Conflict in Context author.

Conflict in Context

IndisputablyOne of the reasons I feel so strongly about the value of the Stone Soup Project is that it inspires us to...

By John Lande
Video Presentation: 50 Ways to Break an Impasse: Tips, Tricks, Traps and Tools author.

Video Presentation: 50 Ways to Break an Impasse: Tips, Tricks, Traps and Tools

Our thanks to the American Bar Association Section for Dispute Resolution for permission to post these videos.Parties and advocates can...

By Sam Imperati, J.D.
Eye of the Storm Leadership: Guerilla Bridge Building author.

Eye of the Storm Leadership: Guerilla Bridge Building

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
The Four Questions Of Anger author.

The Four Questions Of Anger

Getting upset is something we all do. It’s a part of our humanity. Because our anger causes us to start...

By Lester L. Adams
Mind Mapping and the Transformative Framework author.

Mind Mapping and the Transformative Framework

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan SimonGuest blogger, Kees van Eijk, supports human interaction by mapping thoughts,...

By Dan Simon
Which Mediator Techniques Are Most Effective? Report Points to Some with Potential author.

Which Mediator Techniques Are Most Effective? Report Points to Some with Potential

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution...

By Jennifer Shack
Legal Battle Continues After Arbitrator Upholds Suspension of Dallas Cowboys Running Back author.

Legal Battle Continues After Arbitrator Upholds Suspension of Dallas Cowboys Running Back

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe legal saga over a National Football League (“NFL”) running back’s...

By Beth Graham
Bio-physiology and DR author.

Bio-physiology and DR

From ADRAC- The Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council Blog, organized with Shirli Kirschner Studies of the human response to conflict have confirmed...

By Shirli Kirschner
Difficult Conversations Deplete the Brain’s “Processing Power” author.

Difficult Conversations Deplete the Brain’s “Processing Power”

Working memory is like a mental sticky note, cognitive workspace for holding and processing information relevant to whatever we’re doing...

By Tammy Lenski
Into the Mediator’s Gray Zone author.

Into the Mediator’s Gray Zone

Photos and Drawing by Dick Harris, circa 1966 and 1967. Like other mediators and arbitrators, I work in the gray...

By Peter Adler
The Psychology and Neurobiology of Mediation author.

The Psychology and Neurobiology of Mediation

NOTE: The following article is a summary of some of the points made in Elizabeth Bader’s recent article, The Psychology...

By Elizabeth Bader
Prenup? That’s Good News! author.

Prenup? That’s Good News!

From Joy Rosenthal's blog.Your wedding day is only a few months off and your fiancé nervously mentions that he would...

By Joy Rosenthal
Children, Divorce, and Dating author.

Children, Divorce, and Dating

The question about dating arises in every session of “Co-parenting Through Your Divorce” that I facilitate.  This article addresses this...

By Shannon Rios Paulsen
Bill Richardson: America’s hostage negotiation strategy is broken author.

Bill Richardson: America’s hostage negotiation strategy is broken

"The blame is theirs. The lesson for us is that America’s hostage negotiation strategy is broken." The following op-ed from...

By Jeff Thompson
Co-Mediation: When Two Heads Are Better Than One author.

Co-Mediation: When Two Heads Are Better Than One

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWho is the perfect mediator for your next case? Is it someone who can size...

By Lynn Duryee
Building Positive Emotions In Mediation author.

Building Positive Emotions In Mediation

Little attention has so far been paid to theories of positive emotions in psychology and mediation. This may well reflect...

By Fredrike P. Bannink
Reading Emotions author.

Reading Emotions

In the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie, there is a character named Mantis who has the power to sense...

By Joe Markowitz
Creating Chemistry in Mediation author.

Creating Chemistry in Mediation

A. Trust and Empathy in Mediation Establishing a connection at the outset of a mediation or meeting with the parties...

By Jeffrey Windsor
When Conflict Resolvers Collide –   How Do We Respond? author.

When Conflict Resolvers Collide – How Do We Respond?

  The NYC-DR Listserv and the 2016 Election Shortly after the September 11th attacks, Dr. Maria Volpe of John Jay College created...

By Dan Berstein

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