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The Mouth Is Mightier Than the Pen


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates. ... More>


Observation

‘Baby Talk’ Is Less Clear Than Normal Speech

People tend to speak more slowly, use a sing-song voice, and use cutesy words like “tummy” when speaking to babies and small children. While we might be inclined to think […]... More>


Mothers’ “Baby Talk” Is Less Clear Than Their Adult Speech

While we might think that “baby talk” is easier for children to understand, new research suggests that mothers actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults. ... More>