Behavioural Sciences

Speaking less in a conversation won't make you more liked, says research. But why?

Speaking more than half the time in a conversation with a stranger could help make a good first impression. Image: Unsplash/LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Quinn Hirschi

Principal Researcher at the Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago

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In conversations with strangers, people tend to think they should speak less than half the time to be likable
In conversations with strangers, people tend to think they should speak less than half the time to be likable Image: Unsplash/Christina @ wocintechchat.com

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