Study reveals a link between spoken languages and the sense of touch.
The more connected people feel toward each other, the quicker they are to respond to one another in a conversation.
A small cluster of neurons in the brainstem regulates tempo and coordinates vocalization with breathing.
Researchers have identified a specific brain network that becomes active as we plan our replies within a conversation.
Infants and toddlers on the autism spectrum who showed the poorest neural responses to motherese, or baby-talk by parents, also displayed the most severe social symptoms, poorest language outcomes, and greatest impairments in behavioral preference and attention toward motherese. Conversely, neurotypical children showed stronger neural responses and affinity to motherese.
Researchers say whether you are a competent artist or not, drawing and doodling can have a positive effect on your mental health and help boost creativity.
Matching the location of a face to the speech sounds a person is producing significantly increases our ability to understand them, especially in noisy environments.
When alone, people who stutter tend not to be more fluent when talking. Researchers say the perception of being heard plays a key role in stuttering.
People overestimate feelings of awkwardness when talking to strangers and underestimate the enjoyment of deep, meaningful conversations with those we have just met.
When faced with having to distinguish similar pairs of meanings, speakers adjust their colexification preference to maintain efficient communication.
Study reveals a correlation between instances of eye contact and higher levels of engagement during conversations.