Semiotics 101

Semiotics is the study of signs and symbols. In society, we interpret numerous signs and symbols in our everyday lives. However, a sign is not a sign until it is interpreted as a sign. There are many signs and symbols that we give meaning to. For example, the gender sign is universally understood as Male and … Continue reading Semiotics 101

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Conversationalisation and Language

Accent and Delivery A message is encoded with particular meanings so it can be decoded by the receiver. However, while message does not change, its delivery can influence how it is received. Fluency Effect refers to the idea that the easier the message is to understand, the more truthful it is perceived. A person from … Continue reading Conversationalisation and Language