Speech Perception

How to talk like you’re in charge

The Boston Globe: WHAT IS THE SOUND of power? Well, it’s high-pitched and monotonous, and alternately loud and soft. In a study, men and women were told they would be involved in a negotiation exercise, were put in a low- or high-power frame of mind, and then read a negotiation statement More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Long-Term Temporal Tracking of Speech Rate Affects Spoken-Word Recognition Melissa M. Baese-Berk, Christopher C. Heffner, Laura C. Dilley, Mark A. Pitt, Tuuli H. Morrill, and J. Devin McAuley Past studies have indicated that the timing of speech can influence the perception of More