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New Study Finds That People Like You More If You Ask Questions

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In The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More and in one of my books, I talk about a lesson I do with students to promote question-asking.  One part of it includes a class discussion about who they would rather go on a date with – someone who talks about his/herself a lot, or someone who shows interest in them by asking questions.  Everybody always chooses the latter.

A new study confirms this result.  It’s titled “It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: Question-Asking Increases Liking.” (you can also read a summary at The Science of Us).

Here’s an excerpt:

Just one more good piece of information to include in my lesson…

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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