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Clark, Lynn and Kevin Watson. 2015. Exploring listeners’ real-time reactions to regional accents. Language Awareness 24 (1) : 38–59.
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Drawing on Web-dispensed audience response software, evidence is offered that listener reaction to language data can be seized in real-time and novel statistical analysis can sequester apposite points at which participants utter positive or negative evaluations.Thus, real-time evaluative reaction changes can be matched with linguistic variation and so can be employed to reveal the salient features in a specific language variety.