Even subtle features of language can have profound effects on how we think and feel, which in a legal context might affect legal decision-making, according to NIU postdoctoral student Andrew Sherrill and psychology professor Joe Magliano.
NIU psychology professors are regular Psychology Today contributors. They’ve been blogging monthly on the site for more than a year.
Other recent topics have included “Why exercise boosts both body and mind,” “The Science Behind the New Year’s Resolution,” “When Does Teasing Go Too Far?” and “How Old Are You? On the Job, It’s Not So Obvious.”