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‘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>


In Charge, and Sounding the Part


Women Face Backlash for Speaking Up at Work

Women in the workplace are judged more harshly, interrupted more often, and deemed less competent for speaking compared to their male peers. ... More>