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UCL PSYCHOLOGY AND LANGUAGE SCIENCES

We undertake world-leading research and teaching in mind, behaviour, and language. It brings together researchers in a range of disciplines such as cognition, neuroscience, linguistics, education, communication, medicine, health, phonetics and development. The Division is a vibrant environment for both study and research. UCL is the top-ranked university in the UK for research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience.

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Word interpretation can be influenced by speaker's accent

New research from UCL has found that when British people hear a word with two meanings spoken in an American accent, they’re more likely to interpret the word by its American meaning than if the speaker’s accent sounds British.