Dr. Kory Floyd - "The Importance of Being Prosocial: Communication, Health, and Well-Being" (Public)

Abstract This presentation explains the connection between interpersonal communication and the health of individuals and relationships. Dr. Kory Floyd of Arizona State University has spent several years exploring how prosocial communication, such as the expression of affection, benefits physical and mental health and the stability of close relationships. He will describe how positive, intimate communication leads to personal and interpersonal wellness and how individuals can use this information to maximize well-being in their own lives and relationships.