Posts tagged with 'Daily Mail'

Daily Mail - Pensez-vous Francais? Thinking in a foreign language 'leads to more rational decision making'

Daily Mail

Pensez-vous Francais? Thinking in a foreign language 'leads to more rational decision making' 

April 26th, 2012

Got a difficult decision to make? Why not mull it over auf deutsch?

A new study suggested that people are prone to make more sound, less risky decisions if they are thinking in a language other than their native tongue...

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Daily Mail - Why foreign accents make speakers seem less honest (...it's just too hard for us to try to understand)

Daily Mail

Why foreign accents make speakers seem less honest (...it's just too hard for us to try to understand)

July 21st, 2010

A foreign accent makes a person seem less honest, researchers have found.

Listeners are less likely to regard what the speaker says as truthful, and the problem increases with the strength of the accent, according to a study from the University of Chicago...

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