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Talk the Talk: Accents

Tuesday 30th November / presented by Daniel Midgley

New research is revealing our secret attitudes about accent.

Our brains show different patterns when listening to people with different accents, and it impacts our judgments on how credible or trustworthy we find the speaker. But why do we have different accents? And why would we change the way we talk around other people?

UWA linguist Daniel Midgley puts his laconic drawl to use on this week’s Talk the Talk.

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