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Is there a universal "bit rate" of speech?

Is there a universal "bit rate" of speech?

Update: 2019-11-21
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Certain languages have reputations for speaking faster. But, over the same amount of time do these languages actually convey more information than other slower languages? Would a slower, more complex language convey more information still? Join us this week as James and Charlie dive into new research that seeks to compare the amount of information transmitted by 17 different languages.



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Is there a universal "bit rate" of speech?

Is there a universal "bit rate" of speech?

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