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Students will gain knowledge about the processes underlying human communication and emotion. At the end of the course...
The student is able to process and reproduce relevant ideas and details from important scientific articles in the areas of emotion and communication science.
The student is able to describe factors that influence successful communication and the influence of emotions on communication.
The student is able to describe the most common pitfalls in communication (e.g., linguistic biases, restrictions of CMC) and to formulate strategies to reduce the risk of miscommunication.
The student can describe the different modalities in which emotions can be communicated (e.g., facial, vocal, textual) and their communicative consequences, in particular with respect to valence (positive versus negative emotion). In addition, the student is able to assess the usefulness of this information for several applications (e.g., persuasion, life satisfaction, social signal processing).
The student is able to critically review scientific articles on the topic of miscommunication and emotion and to relate different articles and topics to each other.
The student is able to apply the knowledge from the course to a practical question and present concrete ideas on how to improve communication.
The student is able to design (and conduct) their own study in the field of miscommunication or emotion.