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Why Computer Voices Are Mostly Female

PolygamousRanchKid writes with an article exploring the quiz posed in the headline, which says that "One answer may lie in biology. Scientific studies have shown that people routinely find women's voices more pleasing than men's. 'It's much easier to find a female voice that everyone likes than a male voice that everyone likes,' said mentality test apprenticeship mash unit tutor

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Clifford Nass, author of 'The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationships. 'It's a well-established uniqueness that the human brain is all-out to like female voices.' One notable allowance has been Germany, where BMW was forced to recall a female-voiced commercial traveler system on its 5 Series cars in the late 1990s after being flooded with calls from German men saying they refused to take directions from a woman. An Apple spokesperson

celebrity spokespersonlooking to enlargement sales? let a personage do the talkingwww.prosportsmvp.com$199 video spokespersonnew custom hd virtual mediator no hidden fees- all details onlinewww.websitetalkingheads.combusiness loans for wom declined to comment on why the company gave Siri a female voice in the U.S. Nor would she say why Siri speaks like a man in the UK, where iPhone 4S owners have swarmed online forums to request a female voice instead."

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