The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. Episode 18 features Lucia Kanter St. Amour–attorney, author, international negotiation lecturer & mediator, provides a basic overview of behavioral science principles relevant to mediators and provides takeaways for how mediators can help keep parties on a productive path in mediation.
It is no secret that mediators work with parties when they are in the midst of difficult times. As a mediator, are you aware of how the brain responds in a crisis? Or have you ever wondered why it seems your mediation parties are not behaving ‘rationally’?
Episode highlights include:
As mediators, we seem to be drawn to the word "neutral" as a descriptive term for what we do and as a conceptual frame for our professional role. The terms...By Robert Benjamin