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Can the intonation of somebody's voice tell about their social traits? At IRCAM, researchers conducted experiments to understand how the brain was able to analyse the speech prosody of a speaker, thus demonstrating whether someone is trustworthy or has a domineering attitude towards the person they are talking to. They developed an experimental protocol to understand with which representations in mind one person makes an opinion about the personality of another. Using a phase vocoder, the…

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