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How does environment affect how we speak? - £14 for a study about language

31 January 2020

COVID-19: Due to the current emergency, this study is temporarily on hold, with a view to resume in June or later. If you are interested, please still click 'take part' and we will contact you when the study resumes.

In this study you will earn £14 for a two-hour study about speech communication. We are investigating how the way we speak is affected by different environments. The study involves solving a puzzle with a partner at different levels of difficulty, which will be audio recorded.


  • Age 18-35
  • Native Southern British English Speaker (this means you grew up in the general south of England)
  • Not have any known speech or hearing disorders/impairment (since it is a study focused on speech and hearing)

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Ethical approval

This study has been approved by the University College London Psychology and Language Sciences ethics officer and data protection officer.

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