speech http://nhpr.org en Recently Released Research Reveals A Trying Tongue Twister http://nhpr.org/post/recently-released-research-reveals-trying-tongue-twister <p>Ok, here it goes…</p><p>Sally sells seashells by the seashore.</p><p>Sally sells seashells by the seashore.</p><p>Sally sells seashells by the seashore.</p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tongue-twister" target="_blank">From Sally and her shells</a>, to <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Piper" target="_blank">Peter and his pickled peppers</a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tongue-twister" target="_blank">tongue twisters</a> have a long history of tripping up even the most <em>professional</em> of broadcasters. But these fun phrases offer more than simple entertainment. A team of MIT scientists recently <a href="http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/aiop-ttt120213.php" target="_blank">released research</a> on what tongue twisters reveal about human speech patterns and brain processes. Joining us is a member of that team, <strong>Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel</strong>, principal research scientist with <a href="http://www.rle.mit.edu/speech/about.html" target="_blank">MIT’s speech communication group</a>.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:49:51 +0000 Virginia Prescott 40211 at http://nhpr.org Recently Released Research Reveals A Trying Tongue Twister President Obama Visits New Hampshire: Full Speech http://nhpr.org/post/president-obama-visits-new-hampshire-full-speech <p>President Obama visited Nashua Community College in New Hampshire today to discuss his plans to reduce foreign oil dependence. The president&#39;s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/03/01/remarks-president-american-energy" target="_blank">official speech released by the White House </a>appears below in its entirety.</p><p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 21:17:09 +0000 2233 at http://nhpr.org President Obama Visits New Hampshire: Full Speech