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Sex of Speaker Affects Listener Language Processing

Grammar and syntax have been thought for decades to be automatic and untouchable by other brain processes and that everything else ? the sex of the speaker, their dialect, etc. ? is stripped away as our brains process the sound signal of a word and store it as an abstract form. A study now suggests that even higher-level processes ? in this case, grammar - are affected by information about the speaker.
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