The ability to extract new pieces of information from past data or data that is already available-to and being interpreted by everyone.
A lot is said in the way things are phrased and in their choice of words; or in the circumstance from which the person is speaking, and it enables you to extract more information than the speaker is intending to give-up.
There isn’t any ill intention behind this read. Just objectivity.
Your decision making is improved because you’re presented with additional facts. The brain seems to sub-consciously enable this pattern of thinking and it’s likely to your benefit to harness it.