Persuasion, Empathy, and Neural Coupling: Where PR Meets Mr. Spock
Three top scientists reveal their explorations into changing minds and crafting stories that trigger empathy at the neuron level of the brain. Learn how communications can elevate its work to new scientific levels.
Company:Ogilvy Public Relations
After 23 years in business news, Chris Graves joined Ogilvy PR in 2005 as president and regional CEO of Asia Pacific and became Global CEO in late 2009. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, he spent 18 years with Dow Jones on both the news and business sides.
Chris has provided public relations expertise, crisis management counsel and training to numerous corporations, and worked directly with ...more
Position:Asst prof of Psychology
Uri Hasson is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department and the Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the Weizmann Institute in Israel. He was a postdoctoral fellow at NYU before moving to Princeton.
His research program aimed to understand how the brain processes real-life complex information and interacts with the environme...more
Position:Associate prof, psychology
Raymond Mar is an Associate Professor of Psychology at York University who received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.
His research explores the relation between story-processing and social-processing using the methods of neuroscience, social/personality psychology, and developmental psychology.
Dr. Mar is the co-editor of onfiction.ca, an online magazine on the psychology ...more
Company:Georgia State University
Position:Asst prof of Political Science
Jason Reifler is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University. He studies political behavior, focusing specifically on correcting factual misperceptions held by citizens, public attitudes about foreign policy, and voting behavior.
He is co-author of Paying the Human Costs of War (Princeton University Press) and has published scholarly articles in Polit...more
- Chris Graves explains what PR people can learn from neuroscientists