Anticipation and accents: Talking like a southerner even if you’re not

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  • Added: March 8, 2022

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Linguistic convergence refers to temporary (and often subtle) shifts in speech to sound more similar to those around us. A new study shows that even our expectations about how other people might speak (rather than the speech itself) is enough to shape our own speech patterns.

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