The Monster Study - Wendell Johnson

129.2 – The Monster Study

The Monster Study (aka Tudor Study) is an unethical psychology experiment that was conducted in 1939 on 22 orphans in Davenport, Iowa. The goal was to a test the theory that by deeply worrying about starting to stutter, one may develop the speech disorder. Mary Tudor, a graduate student attempted to induce stuttering – to create the behavior – in fluent speakers.

Practice Speaking in English

Practice Speaking in English

Speaking: One of the biggest challenges? Back in 2019, I started sending an email to listeners asking what their biggest challenges are. I’ve received hundreds of responses and there’s a trend in the responses. #1. Listening Comprehension. Many people claim that they can’t understand T.V. shows because the conversations are Read more…

Discover Washington with Philip Clem

127 – Discover Washington with Philip Clem

Discover Washington with Philip Clem, a talented singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Listen to his perspective on the state, its stereotypes, culture, food and more. Philip Clem is a talented singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington who has lived in San Francisco, Spain and now Los Angeles, California. Let’s learn from his experience!