A study released Tuesday sought to answer the ages-​​old and oft-​​debated ques­tion, do women really talk more than men? This most recent answer seems to be: well, it depends.

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor David Lazer and his team studied 133 adult sub­jects in either pro­fes­sional or relaxed set­tings and gave them all “sociome­ters,” a device about the size of a smart phone that mea­sures social interactions.

Their results found that the gender who spoke more very much depended on the setting.

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