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Speech Patterns

My Son Won't Talk to Me

Phil Corless | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Phil Corless

His vocabulary was huge, and the ideas coming out of his head were sometimes stunning. But the problem back then was the speed of his words. He spoke slowly and carefully, a by-product of years of speech therapy.

The Way You Talk Could Be Hurting Your Job Prospects

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.30.2014 | Business

Turns out, it's better to sound like Clueless' Cher Horowitz than it is to sound like Britney Spears. In a new study published in the peer-reviewed...

So, Like, Everyone Is Talking Like This Now?

Posted 12.09.2013 | Women

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 12/05/2013 01:03 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO � Valley girl talk, a style of talking mar...

One Awesome-free Day in America

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

I really can't say how many "actuallys" I hear each day. I can't count that high. The point is, I am concerned that as vocabulary disappears in American communication, we are losing vital connection to one another. In real words, we are saying nothing.

Study: Race And Gender Determine How Politicians Speak

sciencedaily.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New study looks at speech patterns of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and others. Race and gender influence the way politicians speak, which is not alwa...