People in conversation

The Enemy Within: Why We're Hard-Wired for Conflict


Imagine that you are in a conversation with a co-worker about strategy. Suddenly you become defensive. It didn’t start as a threatening conversation. Your interlocutor wasn’t rude or aggressive. But somehow, the conversation became fraught and tense and you now find yourself unable to think.

This article will provide insights into the processes and dynamics that transform a normal conversations into a conflict.



Corky Becker, PhD