Sunday, January 29, 2012

How and why we communicate with others » THINK OUTSIDE IN

The full second chapter of Grouped, which remains on my recommended-reading list, is available here

We talk to survive

The desire to communicate is hard-wired into all of us. It was an effective survival mechanism for our ancestors, who shared information about food supplies, dangerous animals, and weather patterns, and it continues to help us understand our world, including what behavior is appropriate and how to act in certain situations. People talk because sharing information makes life easier.

How and why we communicate with others » THINK OUTSIDE IN

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