Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

by Language Learner on May 7, 2012

There is a cool article in Wired titled Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational.

To judge a risk more clearly, it may help to consider it in a foreign language.

A series of experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S. and Korea found that thinking in a second language reduced deep-seated, misleading biases that unduly influence how risks and benefits are perceived.

One more reason to ramp up your language skills 😉

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