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Tempo is the characteristic speed or rhythym of an activity which may be fast or slow, smooth or rough.

Cognitive tempo[]

Cognitive tempo is the speed of information processing. Some people are cognitively quicker than others. This may be related to intelligence

Tempo in speech[]

Tempo in speech is related to speech rate and speech rhythm which both affect speech perception

Musical tempo[]

Musical tempo is an aspect of music perception and is related to the rhythm of music

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