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Communication Junkie

Steven Fuller

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Ever wonder why misunderstandings are so common? Or why conflict often spins out of control? Curious about the secret to marital bliss? Want to become a more powerful communicator? Using research, humor, and personal storytelling, Professor Steven Fuller shares practical communication skills to improve your interpersonal relationships.

Latest Episodes

Twas the Day of the Shootout

Steve shares his poem, "Twas the Day of the Shootout" leading up to Cincinnati playing Xavier in their annual crosstown rivalry basketball game.

3 MIN1 w ago
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Twas the Day of the Shootout

Choose Happiness: Improving Self-Concept

In the Season One finale, Steve discusses how social comparisons affect self-concept, then he explains the secret to happiness.

9 MIN3 w ago
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Choose Happiness: Improving Self-Concept

Healthy Boundaries: Learning to Say No

Powerful communicators all have one thing in common: They say no to the wrong things so they can say yes to the right things. Steve shares why learning to say no will help you achieve greatness.

5 MINNOV 14
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Healthy Boundaries: Learning to Say No

Managing Conflict and Pulling Weeds

The way we argue usually causes more problems than the topic of the argument itself. If you keep having the same fights over and over again in your relationships, Steve helps get to the root of those conflicts.

9 MINNOV 5
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Managing Conflict and Pulling Weeds

A Secret to Marital Bliss: Recalibration

People can't always control what happens to them, but they can control how they react by reframing negatives into positives. Happy people and healthy relationships accomplish this by practicing recalibration regularly.

7 MINOCT 30
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A Secret to Marital Bliss: Recalibration

Conquering the Amygdala Hijack

If you have ever snapped emotionally and said or did something you later regretted, then you're familiar with the Amygdala Hijack. Steve explains what happens during an Amygdala Hijack and what we can do to prevent emotional outbursts from ruining our lives and relationships.

7 MINOCT 23
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Conquering the Amygdala Hijack

I Picked Up a Prostitute

When Steve moved to an area of Cincinnati known for prostitution, the naive suburban kid was shocked. He became obsessed with their lives and wanted to learn more, so he observed the women, their pimps, and the men who paid for sex. Then one night, Steve picked up a prostitute, paid her $40, and drove around for an hour asking questions about her life. He shares the story of their conversation and why it motivated him to assign a similar ethnographical experience to his students.

19 MINOCT 16
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I Picked Up a Prostitute

Empathy Will Save Our Souls

Steve explains why he believes the only hope for humanity is to begin empathizing with people who don't look, think, or act like us. He shares stories and examples from the #MeToo and #BLM (Black Lives Matter) movements.

15 MINOCT 9
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Empathy Will Save Our Souls

Peeing Your Pants and Emotional Intelligence

Steve peed his pants in first grade. Eleven years later, he watched "Billy Madison" in the movie theater four times. Little did he know, those two experiences would teach him a life lesson about Emotional Intelligence, Social Analysis, and how to be a better human being.

11 MINOCT 1
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Peeing Your Pants and Emotional Intelligence

Urinals and Communication Context

If you've ever stood at a urinal or sat on a public toilet and wondered why you chose that particular pee vessel, Steve explains what bathroom habits teach us about communication context.

7 MINSEP 24
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Urinals and Communication Context

Latest Episodes

Twas the Day of the Shootout

Steve shares his poem, "Twas the Day of the Shootout" leading up to Cincinnati playing Xavier in their annual crosstown rivalry basketball game.

3 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Twas the Day of the Shootout

Choose Happiness: Improving Self-Concept

In the Season One finale, Steve discusses how social comparisons affect self-concept, then he explains the secret to happiness.

9 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Choose Happiness: Improving Self-Concept

Healthy Boundaries: Learning to Say No

Powerful communicators all have one thing in common: They say no to the wrong things so they can say yes to the right things. Steve shares why learning to say no will help you achieve greatness.

5 MINNOV 14
Comments
Healthy Boundaries: Learning to Say No

Managing Conflict and Pulling Weeds

The way we argue usually causes more problems than the topic of the argument itself. If you keep having the same fights over and over again in your relationships, Steve helps get to the root of those conflicts.

9 MINNOV 5
Comments
Managing Conflict and Pulling Weeds

A Secret to Marital Bliss: Recalibration

People can't always control what happens to them, but they can control how they react by reframing negatives into positives. Happy people and healthy relationships accomplish this by practicing recalibration regularly.

7 MINOCT 30
Comments
A Secret to Marital Bliss: Recalibration

Conquering the Amygdala Hijack

If you have ever snapped emotionally and said or did something you later regretted, then you're familiar with the Amygdala Hijack. Steve explains what happens during an Amygdala Hijack and what we can do to prevent emotional outbursts from ruining our lives and relationships.

7 MINOCT 23
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Conquering the Amygdala Hijack

I Picked Up a Prostitute

When Steve moved to an area of Cincinnati known for prostitution, the naive suburban kid was shocked. He became obsessed with their lives and wanted to learn more, so he observed the women, their pimps, and the men who paid for sex. Then one night, Steve picked up a prostitute, paid her $40, and drove around for an hour asking questions about her life. He shares the story of their conversation and why it motivated him to assign a similar ethnographical experience to his students.

19 MINOCT 16
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I Picked Up a Prostitute

Empathy Will Save Our Souls

Steve explains why he believes the only hope for humanity is to begin empathizing with people who don't look, think, or act like us. He shares stories and examples from the #MeToo and #BLM (Black Lives Matter) movements.

15 MINOCT 9
Comments
Empathy Will Save Our Souls

Peeing Your Pants and Emotional Intelligence

Steve peed his pants in first grade. Eleven years later, he watched "Billy Madison" in the movie theater four times. Little did he know, those two experiences would teach him a life lesson about Emotional Intelligence, Social Analysis, and how to be a better human being.

11 MINOCT 1
Comments
Peeing Your Pants and Emotional Intelligence

Urinals and Communication Context

If you've ever stood at a urinal or sat on a public toilet and wondered why you chose that particular pee vessel, Steve explains what bathroom habits teach us about communication context.

7 MINSEP 24
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Urinals and Communication Context
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