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We are more rational than those who nudge us – Steven Poole – Aeon

We are more rational than those who nudge us – Steven Poole – Aeon | cognition | Scoop.it
We are told that we are an irrational tangle of biases, to be nudged any which way. Does this claim stand to reason?
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Reasoning Is Sharper in a Foreign Language: Scientific American

Reasoning Is Sharper in a Foreign Language: Scientific American | cognition | Scoop.it
We might be least rational about money in our native tongues...

 

“When people use a foreign language, their decisions tend to be less biased, more analytic, more systematic, because the foreign language provides psychological distance,”

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