HUFFINGTON POST
03/24/2014 03:34 pm ET Updated Mar 24, 2014

Foreign Tongue, Clearer Mind

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Facing an emotionally freighted decision? If you speak a second language, you're in luck. Considering and discussing the problem in a foreign tongue may help you decide more rationally.

In a new paper, scientists in Barcelona and Jerusalem report on a series of experiments in which bilingual volunteers made more rational decisions when using their second language. Participants in each experiment were split into two groups.

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