Cognitive fallacies are unfounded and inaccurate thoughts that taint and twist our understanding of reality. These beliefs take root in our minds through our subjective experiences and reinforce negative thoughts and emotions, which add greater negativity to our self-perception. Here are the four cognitive fallacies that you didn’t realize your mind might be committing.
The two main tenets of practice in healthcare are: evidence-based practice, and client-centred practice. Speech-language pathologists must consider the best ways to practice, by keeping scientific evidence and the individuality of their clients in mind, while also considering how a given strategy will fit with a client’s individual needs.
Prosody describes the pitch, loudness, and rhythm of speech. It is understood in two components: stress and intonation, and has multiple layers that subtly yet dynamically impact our message’s meanings. To learn more about Prosody, one of our Speech Language Pathologists explains further.
Diaphragmatic breathing is a deeper, more relaxed breathing, which results in a more powerful voice, verses clavicular breathing which leads to vocal cord tension and causes your voice to be quieter, and harder to hear. One of our Speech Language Pathologists explains the differences, and how diaphragmatic breathing helps you to speak more loudly and sound more powerful.