“The language we speak can change the way we think about other people,” says Ward. The results are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Danziger himself learned both Hebrew and English as a child. “I am a bilingual and I believe that I actually respond differently in Hebrew than I do in English. I think in English I’m more polite than I am in Hebrew,” he says. “People can exhibit different types of selves in different environments. This suggests that language can serve as a cue to bring forward different selves.”
Now I realize why I speak soft and handle things better when i speak in Tamil and I also notice that mess up things when I use English at times.