18 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2015
Date Written: December 1, 2015
This paper will provide a brief overview of some of the most common communication constructs used in mediation, a theory of how the typical brain reacts to conflict as posited by social neuroscience, common heuristics or shortcuts our brains use in negotiations, and special considerations and tools for working with clients who have diminished capacity.
Keywords: mediation, ethics, communication, elder law, diminished capacity, dementia
JEL Classification: K41
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Lanier, Eleanor Crosby and Godfrey, David, Neuroscience and Communication Skills to Improve Communication with Clients (December 1, 2015). UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-34. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2697671