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Reading out loud: How to synchronise speech

James Wilkes has joined University College London's Speech Communication Lab as a poet-in-residence.

He is finding out more about how scientists are trying to unlock the mechanisms behind speech.

In this experiment, the poet and Professor Sophie Scott, who runs the lab, read a text together to demonstrate synchronised reading.

Studying this helps researchers to find out more about the coordination involved in conversation.

  • 24 Apr 2012
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