Palabra del año

Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year’ appeals to emotions

Oxford Dictionary has already decided ‘Word of the year’ 2016. And again we see emotions are in fashion. ‘Post -truth’ is the chosen word. And what is its meaning? According to the Oxford Dictionary, “situations in which objective facts are less influential in the formation of public opinion than appeals to emotion”. This appeal to …

emociones de los votantes

The emotions of voters may bring to power

Ecuador´s magazine Gestión in its latest issue publishes an interview with Maria Pocoví, CEO of Emotion Research LAB and Claudio Suarez, Political scientist specialist in Social Psychology and Content Analysis of Political Discourse. The emotions of voters was the main topic on which they conversed. Among other issues discussed, it highlighted the importance of emotions in …