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Britney Spears breaks silence on ‘abusive’, 'traumatised 'guardianship(File Photo)

Britney Spears breaks silence on ‘abusive’, 'traumatised' guardianship

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2021 10:55 AM IST
  • From alleging that doctors changed her medication to not being allowed to remove her IUD and have more kids, US pop singer Britney Spears urges judge to end her ‘oppressive’ conservatorship under her father Jamie Spears during an emotional court hearing in Los Angeles, California
Spanish medics continue to reel under mental trauma post Covid-19's first wave(Photo by Irwan on Unsplash)
Spanish medics continue to reel under mental trauma post Covid-19's first wave(Photo by Irwan on Unsplash)

Spanish medics continue to reel under mental trauma post Covid-19's first wave

Reuters |
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 05:18 PM IST
Spain witnesses an increasing scrutiny of emotional toll of treating Covid-19 patients as overworked medics relive their experiences of overcrowded hospital wards and high death rates.
We intuitively use more emotional language to enhance our powers of persuasion, according to a research. (Shutterstock)
We intuitively use more emotional language to enhance our powers of persuasion, according to a research. (Shutterstock)

Why people use emotional words to persuade others, even when it could backfire

Indo-Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 05:27 PM IST
When attempting to persuade, the study found that people didn’t just use words that described something in a positive (or negative) way, such as “excellent” or “outstanding”. People were inclined to use words that conveyed emotional impact such as “exciting” and “thrilling.”
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