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Who talks more? Men or women?

Thursday - 5/30/2013, 6:50am  ET

Men and women: No difference in talk

WTOP's David Burd reports.

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WASHINGTON - Men and women talk on average about 16,000 words a day, and neither sex talks more than the other, an eight-year University of Arizona study found.

Other research from the University of Maryland indicates female brains have higher levels of a protein called FOXP2, and it's believed to be related to who is the most communicative.

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h/t: ABC News: Women don't talk more than men
h/t: USA TODAY: Protein linked to verbal communication

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