It’s no revelation that the language we use often says more about us than whatever it’s describing. But what about the number of words? The more we’re surprised by something, the more we’re likely to say about it, and that can reveal all sorts of prejudices that we might not be aware of. In this episode, we chat with Ayelet Fishbach, a professor of behavioral science at Chicago Booth, about her recent paper on “surprised elaboration.”  

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