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Foreign accents make speakers seem less truthful to listeners, study finds

Foreign accents make speakers seem less truthful to listeners, study finds | Music | Scoop.it
A foreign accent undermines a person's credibility in ways that the speaker and the listener don't consciously realize, new research shows. Because an accent makes a person harder to understand, listeners are less likely to find what the person says as truthful, researchers found. The problem of credibility increases with the severity of the accent.

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Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies

http://www.ted.com At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans a...

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Foreign accents make speakers seem less truthful to listeners, study finds

Foreign accents make speakers seem less truthful to listeners, study finds | Music | Scoop.it
A foreign accent undermines a person's credibility in ways that the speaker and the listener don't consciously realize, new research shows. Because an accent makes a person harder to understand, listeners are less likely to find what the person says as truthful, researchers found. The problem of credibility increases with the severity of the accent.

Via Olaf Husby
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