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19 October, 2016

Ready for tonight's presidential debate and its numerous INTER-RUPTIONS?

Together with my smart colleagues Carol Colatrella and Brian Larson, I recently provided some glimpses into what it means to "interrupt" other speakers during a conversation. Victor Rogers of Georgia Tech's Office of Institute Communications brought it all together in a concise article published just in time for tonight's presidential debate.

The 2016 presidential campaign – particularly the primary and presidential debates – undoubtedly will be remembered as one of the most unusual periods in recent political history, with the candidates talking about everything from national security and the economy, to email servers and income taxes, to topics that seem better suited for a bar stool than a debate stage. One of the hallmarks of the debate season has been how often the candidates simply interrupted each other.... READ the full article HERE