263. The Foreign Language Effect: How Thinking in English Can Improve Your Decision Making and Memories! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
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Did you know that using, speaking in, and thinking in foreign and second languages can have real and significant affects on your thought processes and decision-making?
In other words, thinking in English can make you more objective, better at making financial decisions, and help you remember things in detail.
This is the Foreign Language Effect: let’s take the rest of this episode to discuss it in detail!
- Egotistical (adj): self-centred or selfish; believing oneself to be superior to others.
- Rational (adj): Based on reason or logic rather than emotions.
- Thought process (n): The series of mental steps or cognitive activities that occur when one is thinking or reasoning.
- Perceptions (n): The way in which something is understood or interpreted by the mind.
- Moral (adj): A principle or belief concerning what is right or wrong; ethical.
- Bias (n): a tendency to see things from one perspective.
- Risk (n): The possibility of loss, harm, or danger
- False memory (n phrase): An inaccurate recollection of an event or experience that did not actually occur.