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Researchers recorded couples in marriage therapy sessions for two years and then used a computer to analyse voice features like jitter, loudness and pitch in a study printed in Proceedings of Interspeech. Looking at the couples’ marital statuses five years later, researchers found that a computer’s analysis of tone of voice was better at predicting whether the relationship got better or worse than an analysis of the words therapists used to describe the sessions.

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