ABC News - Reduce dumb decisions by thinking in a foreign language

ABC News

Reduce dumb decisions by thinking in a foreign language

May 22nd, 2012

Forget about dropping that Korean or Spanish or Japanese lesson, and not just because sticking with it might make it easier to navigate a polyglot world.

It can pay off in other ways too. People who think problems through in a foreign language - and it doesn't matter which one - make more rational decisions and are more apt to take smart risks, especially in the financial realm, according to a recent study in the journal Psychological Science...

To read more, follow the link to the ABC News article here.