The Speed of Language

By Admin, July 25, 2012


Ever wondered why some languages sound like they’re spoken much faster than others? Yet, in dubbed movies the words seemingly fit the actors’ mouth movement. That’s what researchers at Universite de Lyon wanted to explain when they set out to research one phenomenon: the speed of language. This infographics shows how they did it, and what they found. Design by Sofya Yampolsky.


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