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Perspectives

A psychology-based online learning program designed to foster empathy and connect people across differences.

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Perspectives

A Bridge to Constructive Conversations

Perspectives is an interactive online learning program that explores the inner workings of the mind and the psychological roots of our ideological differences. The program provides learners with insights to better understand themselves and others, and it equips them with the skill set and mindset to engage in constructive dialogue across differences.

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Content Overview

We’ve distilled rigorous behavioral science research into engaging, practical, and actionable insights.

Flexible & Customizable Learning

Customize the program’s settings to meet the needs of your learning environment. You can use the full program, or you can “build your own” experience.

8 Research-based & Interactive Lessons

Our research-based lessons weave together psychological concepts, interactive practice scenarios, and comprehension quizzes. 

4 Guided Peer-to-Peer Conversations

Learners have the option to meet with a partner up to 4 times for peer-to peer conversations. Guides and exercises are built into the program.

Uncover the tricks that our minds play on us, making us all prone to irrationality and errors in our decision-making and judgments. Learn a 3-step method to think more rationally – even in the heat of a disagreement.

Explore where our differences in values come from and why disagreements can be so intractable. Uncover how your heritage and life experiences have shaped your worldview and values.

Discover how cultivating intellectual humility and an ethic of continuous learning can help improve your relationships, decision-making, and happiness.

Work through an interactive mystery, and along the way, discover the benefits of engaging with diverse perspectives. Dig into the tough question of “where to draw the line” when engaging with diverse perspectives.

Learn tactics to understand other people better despite our disagreements. Gain skills to identify your shared values and find common ground where you least expect it.

Explore the underlying psychology of why online conversations can be so toxic. Learn techniques to break toxic patterns of behavior and navigate online and in-person conversations more constructively.

Learn a practical framework based on cognitive behavioral therapy to be more in control of your emotions in difficult conversations, rather than being controlled by them. Practice reframing dichotomous thinking and other common mental traps.

Gain practical skills to turn the most difficult disagreements into productive conversations. Learn techniques for listening, communicating, and getting conversations back on track if they start to go awry.

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