Following are some random musings about filled pauses and other hesitation phenomena as well as thoughts on some related topics. There might even be a few off-topic musings as events—or, more likely, my own inspirations—warrant.
How do actors simulate disfluency?
November 23rd, 2020
What happens when you stop saying um?
November 10th, 2020
Great article in Atlas Obscura about filled pauses
January 31st, 2017
The ums and uhs of yesteryear
January 27th, 2017
Wait, what? A written text can be disfluent, too?
October 3rd, 2015
What does "Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech" look like?
September 19th, 2015
Filler words and filled pauses: Are they literally the same?
September 8th, 2012
Deception and the use of filled pauses
August 23rd, 2012
Finally, a Book about Filled Pauses!
September 3rd, 2007
Filled Pause Use and (non)Intelligence
May 12th, 2007
What is a Filled Pause?
April 7th, 2007