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How do our brains process speech? | Gareth Gaskell

How do our brains process speech? | Gareth Gaskell

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The average 20-year-old knows between 27,000 and 52,000 different words. Spoken out loud, most of these words last less than a second. With every word, the brain has a quick decision to make: which of those thousands of options matches the signal? And about 98% of the time, the brain chooses the correct word. How is this possible? Gareth Gaskell digs into the complexities of speech comprehension. [Directed by Art Shot, narrated by Addison Anderson, music by Stephen LaRosa].
Comments (3)

Hamid Afshari

I'm fascinated by neuroscience. It is captivating.

Sep 29th
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marjan ahmd

wish you had more podcasts on brain and linguistics👌🏻

Aug 23rd
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Michael Lawson

This was pretty interesting. Our brains a "mind blowingly" complex.

Aug 21st
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How do our brains process speech? | Gareth Gaskell

How do our brains process speech? | Gareth Gaskell

Gareth Gaskell