The Book

In a world of tweets, posts, texts, and likes, what use is public speaking? According to a large and growing body of research, it’s even more important than ever!

Whether you’re presenting a final project in school, giving a progress report to your team, or preparing for the talk of a lifetime at TED, this book will help you succeed.

As you delve into the science behind effective speaking, you will learn how:

  • vocal variation can double what your audience remembers
  • using the word “you” can make you twice as persuasive
  • enthusiasm is the most important quality for a speaker
  • and much, much more!

Based on the popular public speaking classes at Stanford University, The Science of Speaking is a comprehensive guide covering everything you need to know to succeed at speaking!

The Science of Speaking will be available soon!

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