The Humanize team will be sharing insights, observations and occasional science-related articles to enrich your practice of the Humanize Dyad here from time to time.
Humanize has announced a new scientific advisory board to advise on breakthroughs in psychology and social neuroscience research. Dr Olga Klimecki and Dr Elena Antonova will from now on support Humanize’s use of healthy digital technology and evidence-based training to address the challenges of social disconnection in the modern era. In a world where people…
What if rather than trying to IMPROVE yourself, you instead CONNECT with yourself? Each year the cycle begins anew: feeling energized by the start of the New Year thinking about all the ways we might improve ourselves writing a task list signing up for gym memberships or buying knitting supplies Rallying ourselves to give another…
You might think that talking about your difficult emotions — agitation, boredom, anger, nervousness, etc. — would worsen your mood. But a recent study suggests the opposite.
A Humanize Dyad is a brief, structured, intersubjective daily mental practice, where two people alternate between speaking and listening. It is a container for self-awareness and connection. When both the speaker and the listener are fully present, there is a welcoming space for the range of intra and interpersonal experience to arise.
Interoception, our internal sensory system, lets us understand and respond to our body’s needs. Receptors inside organs and skin send vital information to the brain, regulating functions like temperature, hunger, and heart rate.