Many people tend to believe women talk more than men. One widely cited estimate is that woman speak 20,000 and men speak 7,000 words a day on average. A group of psychologists led by matthias mehl decided to find it if it is true. They conducted a study in a college with 369 students. As a result of their research, they found women spoke 16,215 words a day and men spoke 15,699. They summed up their findings as follows: we therefore conclude, on the basis of available empirical evidence, that the widespread and highly publicized stereotype about female talkativeness is unfound . What is research: the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources to establish facts and reach new conclusions. However, scientific research requires: a body of science. Science can be also classified based on their purpose. Basic sciences: also called pure science, explain the most basic objects and forces, ex.