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We are more rational in a foreign language
One of psychology's major contributions has been to document the myriad ways our thinking is sent haywire by a series of biases. Investigations into the ways and means to combat these biases have lagged behind, but that's starting to change.
Now a team of researchers at the University of Chicago has reported that people are immune to two key biases when they think in their second, less familiar language.
Read about their study on our Research Digest.