Researchers reveal the area of the brain that controls our voice box, allowing us to alter the pitch of our speech. The insight could pave the way for advancing neuroprosthetics to allow people who can't speak, to express themselves in a naturalistic way.
A new study reports watching 3D images of tongue movements can help people to learn new speech sounds.
According to a new study, children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits are often inadequately diagnosed.
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An auditory-based machine learning algorithm was able to identify children diagnosed with depression and anxiety with 80% accuracy after analyzing recordings of their speech. The algorithm identified eight audio features that signify a higher risk of depression. Of these, a lower pitch of voice, repeatable speech inflections and a higher pitch response to surprise stimuli, were more indicative of depression. Researchers hope to develop a smartphone app that records and analyzes speech immediately, helping to better detect children at risk of internalizing disorders.
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Researchers at MIT have developed a new deep learning neural network that can identify speech patterns indicative of depression from audio data. The algorithm, researchers say, is 77% effective at detecting depression.
A new computerize linguistic approach helps researchers diagnose Alzheimer's disease with more than 82 percent accuracy.
Early language development isn't so much the quantity of words as the style of speech and social context in which speech occurs, researchers report.
A baby's repetitive babbling is influenced by the infant's ability to hear itself.
Baby talk can teach infants the relevant properties of language, a new study reports.