Why was Mrs Thatcher interrupted so often in interviews?

Prime minister Margaret Thatcher‘s masterful way of handling interruptions inspired one psychologist to study, intently, how she did it. As this scholar communicated his findings to the public, other scholars, with different views, interrupted him – and he them. Geoffrey Beattie [pictured here] is now a professorial research fellow of the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester. […]

The relative passage of time: a TV interview

Investigator Francie DuBose alerted us to this TV news interview. The interview segment is called “Higher Learning.” Peter Kerwin, a Rhode Island education official, is delightedly telling the interviewer about some of the new Ig Nobel Prize winners.  The interviewer may have been slightly misinformed beforehand about the basic topic, and may have been focusing her […]