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Negotiation and Neuroscience: Possible Lessons for Negotiation Instruction

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By Todd Schenk

Can an Understanding of Neuroscience Help Inform Teaching Negotiation? 

Cognition and emotion are important elements of negotiation, from the emergence of disputes through the implementation of agreements. The growing body of research in the cognitive sciences may be able to help us improve negotiation instruction. Thus, the fall 2012 Negotiation Pedagogy Faculty Dinner Seminar

Shuttle diplomacy examined in July issue of Negotiation Journal

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In the July 2011 issue of Negotiation Journal, mediator David Hoffman takes a thoughtful look at the role of caucusing in mediation in an article entitled “Mediation and the Art of Shuttle Diplomacy.” The practice of meeting separately with each disputant, while widespread, is not without controversy. Critics have argued that these private sessions give


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Program on Negotiation (PON) offers a number of programs and courses taught by leading Harvard faculty and experts in the fields of negotiation, mediation, and conflict management. The programs range from one-day seminars to semester-length courses and are attended by participants from around the world.

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David Hoffman

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David Hoffman teaches the Mediation course at Harvard Law School, and has served as a guest lecturer in a variety of PON programs.  He is a mediator, arbitrator, and attorney at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, which he founded in 2003.  BLC was the recipient in 2009 of the American Bar Association’s annual Lawyer as

Join PON to Celebrate the Publication of Professor Robert Mnookin’s New Book “Bargaining with the Devil”

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On Thursday, February 4, 2010, join us to celebrate the publication of Professor Robert Mnookin’s new book Bargaining with the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight. This event is co-sponsored by Harvard Law School, the Program on Negotiation, and Facing History and Ourselves.

The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 PM in Ropes


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Mediation (LAW-44000A)


David Hoffman
Boston Law Collaborative
617-439-4700 Ext. 201

Mediation is having an increasingly profound impact on the way law is practiced in the U.S. and internationally, and clients expect both transactional lawyers and litigators to have a working knowledge of the mediation process. This course focuses on the theory and practice of mediation. Students

Mediation Pedagogy Conference

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Registration is now closed for the NP@PON Mediation Pedagogy Conference.

Professors Lawrence Susskind (MIT) and Michael Wheeler (Harvard Business School) are pleased to announce a Mediation Pedagogy Conference to be held by Negotiation Pedagogy at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School (NP@PON). This two-day Conference will be held Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May

Buddhism and Dialogue Workshop

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The Dispute Resolution Program at the Program on Negotiation (PON) hosted a workshop on “Buddhism & Dialogue” on November 7, at Harvard Law School. The workshop was organized by Ran Kuttner, visiting scholar at PON, and Michael Wheeler LL.M. ’74, MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice at the

Perspectives on Dispute Resolution

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Please join the Program on Negotiation in honoring and celebrating Frank E. A. Sander, Harvard Law School professor, co-founder of the Program on Negotiation, and a seminal figure in the development of the field of negotiation and alternative dispute resolution.

In 1976, Chief Justice Warren Burger asked Frank Sander to present a paper on alternative dispute