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The Mouth Is Mightier Than the Pen

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Registered Replication Reports: An Update

Studies being reproduced in APS’s Registered Replication Reports initiative include a 2002 experiment investigating how commitment fosters forgiveness in close relationships and a 2011 study showing how grammatical aspect influences one’s perception of intentionality. ... More>


‘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>