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The Psych Files

Michael Britt

Education, Higher Education, Health, Self-Help, Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone who wonders why we do what we do. Experienced educator Michael Britt, in an upbeat and friendly style, shows you how ideas from the field of psychology apply to everyday life. If you’re a life-long learner, a student or a teacher, you’ll find his 20-30 minute episodes enjoyable and educational. Over 14 million episodes have been downloaded to date with over 100,000 people listening every month. See what all the talk is about!

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Episode 120: Big Words Make You Look Less Intelligent

March 29th, 2010

Episode 126 of 311 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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