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Cross-Gender Conversational StylesCross-Gender Conversational StylesCross-Gender Conversational Styles by ~ForTheLoveofSatire
So far, none of the men I've spoken to believe me when I point out that women don't talk more than them and that we don't interrupt them with our "banter."
Seriously we don't, (that often).
According to a study conducted by psychologist Don Zimmerman and sociologist Candace West in their "Sex Roles, Interruptions and Silences in Conversation," study.
" males interrupt females far more often than they interrupt other males - and much more often than females interrupt either sex."
In fact, "in mixed-sex conversations, men 'hold the floor' more of the time than women, even when the women have higher status " (pg. 210)
Deborah Tannan, a sociolinguists in the 1990s, did a study where she recorded two-and-a-half hours of conversation, noting that, " men often do dominate their conversations with women by interrupting.