Although I am no longer a full-time lawyer, I remain fascinated by human psychology, which fundamentally impacts how we perceive information and make decisions based on those perceptions. As a mediator, it is crucial to attempt to understand the perceptions and experiences that form the basis of any conflict, because they influence what the parties may need and want in order to resolve their dispute, as well as how positions and interests are communicated to others.
As such, I anticipate that this blog will incorporate snippets from conferences and events I attend, interesting tidbits from articles and books about psychology and neuroscience, and anything else that I think may pique my readers' interest as being relevant to my ADR practice.
I invite comments, questions, and constructive criticism, as well as suggestions for future blog posts. Thank you for being one of my first readers!