What is the Average number of words spoken by adults per day?

16,000 for both men and women. See below. Matthias R. Mehl,1* Simine Vazire,2 Nairán Ramírez-Esparza,3 Richard B. Slatcher,3 James W. Pennebaker3 Women are generally assumed to be more talkative than men. Data were analyzed from 396 participants who wore a voice recorder that sampled ambient sounds for several days. Participants' daily word use was extrapolated from the number of recorded words. Women and men both spoke about 16,000 words per day.

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