- Engage Across Differences
Bridging divides by understanding the psychology of communication
Our mission is to discover a new language for empathic communication to counteract the cultural and technological forces that divide people across modern society. As we examine these divisions, we ask, what do people want? What do people need? When the same wants and needs are experienced by people on opposing sides, what are the complications in the details that cause shared interests to diverge? How deep do these divisions go? Can we identify patterns? How do divisions harden and turn into “otherizing”?