Human Brains Mimic Speech of Other People, Even Complete Strangers

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A much viewed YouTube clip shows Steve McClaren, the former England manager, talking English but in a Dutch accent while managing Dutch side FC Twente.

People who interact with a person with a different accent subconsciously mimic their twang because they want to “empathise” with their conversation partner, psychologists claim.   American researchers have found human brains imitate the speech patterns of other people, even complete strangers, without meaning to.

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Gentlemen May Prefer Blondes, But James Bond Prefers Brunettes

Gentlemen May Prefer Blondes, But James Bond Prefers Brunettes 

 MI6 agent Strawberry Fields, played by Gemma Arterton, is one of the nine per cent of red-haired Bond girls

Gentlemen may prefer blondes but Britain’s most sophisticated secret service agent tends to go for brunettes, according to an extensive investigation into James Bond’s love life.
 

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