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…