Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
Verified by Psychology Today
Our recent results show that expanded inner speech is slightly faster (0.6 secs) than outer speech. 16 of 20 participants followed this group finding. We now hypothesize that when outer speech is slower, it is because of the time taken to move the vocal tract structures.
We also speculate that the rate expanded inner speech is the same as the rate of verbal thought.
Two caveats need to be addressed in future research: (1) type of inner speech used; expanded vs. condensed (after Fernyhough, 2004), and (2) type of speech task used (recitation vs. "thought driven").
Fernyhough, C. (2004). Alien voices and inner dialogue: towards a developmental account of auditory verbal hallucinations. New Ideas in Psychology, 22, 49-68.
Thinking without words or images is possible
What is sensory awareness, and why is it overlooked?
To unravel Jessica's paradox: apprehend one moment at a time
Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today.