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 Would you like to meet the new n? head in town Visit if you are interested in measuring insertion-loss of all types of hearing protectors according to the new ANSI S12.42 (2010) standard. We make microphones Imitation in Speech 23 Molly Babel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia. She teach- es courses in phonetics, laboratory phonology, and social fac- tors in language use. Her research examines variation in the speech signal with particular attention to the relationship between speech perception and production and how social cognition modulates speech processing. She maintains mul- tiple lines of research which investigate several sides of these issues including imitation and accommodation, audio-visual and cross-linguistic speech perception, and the effects of talker typicality in speech processing. Babel received her BA in Linguistics, Anthropology, and Spanish from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and her MA and PhD degrees in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley. 

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