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Michael Britt

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Learn how theories in psychology affect you in everyday life. Upbeat and interesting podcasts from experienced psychology teacher Michael Britt give you a bit more insight into you and your life.

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Episode 120: Big Words Make You Look Less Intelligent

March 29th, 2010

Episode 126 of 297 episodes

Have you ever deliberately replaced small words with bigger ones in order to sound more intelligent? Guess what - it usually doesn't work. In a series of studies Daniel Oppenheimer showed that... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsychfiles.com

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