Improving your public speaking skills – some advice from Daniel Wendler, social skills guide

Daniel Wendler is a doctoral student in clinical psychology, as well as the founder of – an online social skills guide. Here he gives some advice on how to improve your public speaking skills. The theme of…

Autistic traits, science and the nerd stereotype (Piotr Migdał, February 2016)

“There is a stereotype of scientists and engineers being aloof, unaware of social conventions and perhaps even exhibiting autistic traits. Recent research show that STEM students are indeed more autistic than the general population.” By Piotr Migdał, Ph.D., quantum physicist turned into a data science freelancer.

3 tips to improve your networking skills—advice from an international student

Many people tell me that they’re unable to network due to their lack of charisma and social skills, but networking is not only about that. Charisma and social skills help - mostly in terms of overcoming social awkwardness in social situations, but fortunately, networking is not purely based on your charisma. First and foremost, networking is a skill and you can learn