If You’re Using These Words, Then You’re Showing Hidden Signs of Stress!
Interesting article from Entrepreneur magazine – by staff writer, Rose Leadem, Nov 10, 2017
While headaches and mood swings are often indicators of stress, turns out the way we speak is, too.
From mood swings to being unable to fall asleep at night — some things are clear symptoms of stress. However, it turns out stress manifests in many forms, like in the way we speak.
A recent study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United State of America found that when people are stressed, they overuse certain words, like “really,” “incredibly” and “very.” By analyzing over 22,000 voice recordings of 143 people who wore audio recorders for two days, the researchers looked at how stress might be reflected in people’s speech patterns.