Experiment: Iambic Trochaic Law

Bolton (1894) and Woodrow (1909) discovered some rhythmic regularities in how English speakers perceive sequences of sounds. This experiment tests one of these regularities, the so-called Iambic-Trochaic-Law.

  • You can check out the experiment here (no data will be saved)
  • Or you can participate for real (no compensation) here (your data will be saved)

If you’d like to learn more about the Iambic-Trochaic law, you can read a paper about it here.