Did You Know?
Your decisions are more rational when thought in another language. This is because using a foreign language reduces decision making biases.
To judge a risk more clearly, it may help to consider it in a foreign language.
A series of experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S. and Korea found that thinking in a second language reduced deep-seated, misleading biases that unduly influence how risks and benefits are perceived.
Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational