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Deep voice privilege

2019-12-28 06:36:02

Deep voice privilege is the social privilege gained by those with a deep voice.

A study found a correlation between voice pitch, salary and size of business for chief executive officers.[1][2]

A spectral analysis of United States presidential debates found that a fundamental frequency of phonation below 500 Hertz was a good predictor of success in the popular vote.[3]

See also

  • Male privilege
  • White privilege
  • Voice projection


  1. ^ "Science Explains Why Having A Deep Voice Is Critical To Our Success". Lifehack. Archived from the original on 2016-03-13. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
  2. ^ "Do Deep Voices Mean More Success For Male CEOs?". The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
  3. ^ Stanford W. Gregory Jr.; Timothy J. Gallagher (September 2002), "Spectral Analysis of Candidates' Nonverbal Vocal Communication: Predicting U.S. Presidential Election Outcomes", Social Psychology Quarterly, American Sociological Association, 65 (3): 298–308, doi:10.2307/3090125