In this material titled “Being an Emotion Detective: How to Improve Conversation Understanding,” readers will embark on a journey to decode the subtle elements of human conversations that often go unnoticed. Conversations are compared to a grand puzzle, with each piece being a word or phrase that someone utters. However, this puzzle also comprises more subtle details such as the speaker’s tone of voice, their smile, or frown, likened to the textures and colors of puzzle pieces, contributing to the overall picture of what someone is trying to convey. Readers will learn to be an ’emotion detective’, observing and interpreting these subtle cues to gain a deeper understanding of people’s feelings and intentions. Through practical exercises and scenarios, readers will hone their ability to empathize and respond effectively, thereby enhancing their interpersonal relationships.