The Secret To Sounding Smart? Using Simple Language


The Secret To Sounding Smart? Using Simple Language
Oppenheimer followed up this research with other investigations into the impact of language on human behavior. In his research on stock names and prices, he found stocks with harder-to-pronounce names made people less likely to purchase. In his book …
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Misleading Language in Synod Reports
The term "pastoral approach" is a phrase often abused to mean we should not judge people or use harsh, condemnatory language. Likewise the references to an "ongoing formation of conscience" and the respect for "personal decision" give the impression …
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