Speech Durations of Astronaut and Ground Communicator

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Science  10 Jan 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3602, pp. 148-150
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3602.148


Laboratory studies suggest that an interviewer can influence the speech duration of an interviewee by modifications in his own speech duration. What appears to be a related association between the speech duration of communicators on the ground and an astronaut in orbital flight was found.