There are so many discussions out there about the benefits of learning another language. It supports logical reasoning, abstract thinking, and problem solving — among other modes of thinking.
A recent study from the University of Chicago reveals that it also influences our decision-making.
Psychology professor and communications expert Boaz Keysar recently published a paper called “The Foreign Language Effect: Thinking in a Foreign Tongue Reduces Decision Biases.”
Keysar and his research team found that because another language may trigger less "emotional resonance" that it may aid in rational decision-making.
Do you feel like this is true? Have you experienced this yourself?