Judging personality from voice: A cross-cultural approach to an old issue in interpersonal perception1


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    This paper is based in part on a doctoral dissertation in the Department of Social Relations at Harvard University A small part of the data has been supported at the 1971 APA Meeting in Washington, D.C. The research project has been supported by grants to the author from the program on Technology and Society and the Comparative International Program, both of the Department of Social Relations, Harvard University The author acknowledges with sincere gratitude the contribution of Robert Rosenthal, Roger Brown, Norman Watt, Donald Olivia, and Ursula Scherer, as well as the extensive support by the Institute of Social Psychology, University of Cologne.

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