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anxiety

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist gave us advice for how to get over it.
Jessica Dore
6.19.18
anxiety

This Is Why It's So Hard to Sound Normal When You're Nervous

It’s common to flub your words when you’re feeling awkward.
Nick Keppler
5.22.18
God of War

'God of War' Smartly Fixes The Very Bad Way Most Games Handle Dialogue

The characters in 'God of War' talk like normal people. They stop, start, and resume conversations, so you never feel left out.
Patrick Klepek
5.4.18
teens

People Think Teens Who Curse a Lot Are Dumber

They also rated them on trustworthiness, sociability, politeness, and likability.
Emma Young
4.9.18
Features

Remembering the Elvis Presley Remix That Somehow Changed Culture

Fifteen years later, the big beats of Elvis vs JXL's "A Little Less Conversation" still rings on.
Angus Harrison
5.10.17
ASPERGERS

This AI Wearable Helps Make You Less Socially Awkward

Researchers at MIT’s CSAIL hope the wearable will help people with social anxiety better navigate the nuances of human communication.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.1.17
Transformations

I Chose to Stop Saying "I" for an Entire Week

It felt like conversing in Mad Libs. And it drove me fucking crazy.
David MacNeal
1.27.17
Features

50 Foolproof After-Party Conversation Starters, That Aren't "Did You Have a Good Night?"

Fifty things you can talk about without ever mentioning Donald Trump.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
11.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

There's Only Room in Your Brain for Five Best Friends, Says Science

Turns out it doesn't matter how many Facebook friends you have, because your brain only has room for five BFFs.
VICE Staff
5.2.16
Art

Having Cryptic Conversations About Encrypted Graphics at Rosa Menkman’s New Show

A conversation about "resolutions" at the 'Institutions of Resolution Disputes [iRD],' which opened last Saturday night at Transfer Gallery in Brooklyn.
Sophia Callahan
4.5.15
Stuff

Author Caitlin Moran in (Drunken) Conversation with Sophie Heawood – Part One

Talking body image, sex, cat piss, and walking in on Damien Hirst taking a shit.
Sophie Heawood
4.1.15
Photo

Zak Arctander: Endless Want

If there is a common subject within Zak Arctander’s photographs, it is that of the pursuant gaze, a subject in a relentless search for the often intangible object of its desire. We sat down with Zak to talk about butterflies and being alive.
Kyle Laidig
7.22.14
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