Why speaking to yourself in the third person makes you wiser | Curio

Why speaking to yourself in the third person makes you wiser

9 mins | Aug 12, 2019

Can changing your perspective allow you to see past your biases? Speaking to yourself in the third person can seem infantile or, perhaps even, narcissistic. But, studies suggest when applied to genuine self-reflection, it may be a powerful tool for wiser reasoning. David Robson writing in Aeon magazine presents the case for 'illeyism'.

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From Aeon magazine