Cerebral blood flow is reduced in the Broca's area of people who stutter, researchers report. Additionally, the more severely a person stutters, the less blood flows to this area of the brain.
A new study reports our current computer systems will never truly understand what we're saying because they are unable to take into account the context of a conversation.
A new study reports on how musicians communicate during performance and anticipate each other's moves without saying a word.
Researchers report that, following a stroke, mapping the brain's white matter connections in addition to imaging tissue damage could help to predict which patients will have language deficits and how severe they may be.
Researchers report we may see similarities between different languages as a result of the brain's preference for efficient information processing.
Zebra finches may hold the key to understanding how babies learn to talk, researchers say.
A new study reports music can have a positive impact on the parent child relationship. Researchers discovered people who had shared musical experiences with their parents during childhood and adolescence had better relationships with their moms and dads as they entered adulthood.
Domestication transformed the facial muscle anatomy of dogs specifically for facial communication with humans. The muscular movement around the eyebrows resembles expressions humans produce when upset, triggering a nurturing response from the dog's owners.
Study reveals the dynamic patterns of information flow between critical language regions of the brain.
University of Cambridge researchers report making eye contact with a baby causes brainwave synchronization in both the child and person they are looking at. Researchers believe this synchronization can help boost communication and learning skills.
Researchers report the brain is not only able to anticipate the conclusion of sentences, it can also anticipate an auditory stimulus and determine the phonemes or specific words a speaker is going to pronounce.