Posts Tagged ‘language’

Does good grammar really matter?

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Confusing? It can be!

 

Does good grammar matter anymore?

The Internet seems to be filled with two groups of people – each representing their own attitudes towards grammar (and spelling, and punctuation). There’s the group whose attitude towards grammar is cavalier to say the least; this is the group which uses whose and who’s interchangeably, and tosses apostrophes randomly at status updates and tweets, hoping they’ll land in the correct place. Then there’s the group which will remain calm and open-minded when reading websites which hack at their political and spiritual beliefs, but begin hyperventilating at the sight of any mix-up between your and you’re.

Language’s Impact on Decision-Making

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Learning a foreign language has a lot of benefits – easier travel, making friends, or just stretching the mind. But here’s another benefit of learning a foreign language: it makes your decisions more rational. At least, that’s what researchers at the University of Chicago found –  in two sets of experiments. Participants in the studies were native English speakers who also spoke another language, and they answered a set of questions about risk-oriented situations such as curing a viral disease and placing a bet.