A specific Parkinson's related gene could be a driver behind vocal production problems associated with the disease. The findings could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Early exposure to language, whether it's vocalized or sign language, assists with normal brain development in children, researchers report.
Mouse pups with the autism-associated 16p11.2 deletion can not able to correctly perform a specific vocalization pattern to call for their mother when separated from her in the same way those without the deletion can, a new study reveals.
Study reports dogs communicate distress more effectively via vocalizations than cats. Owning a pet makes you more sensitive to the negative vocalizations of both cats and dogs.
Researchers investigate new strategies to help listeners better understand those with voice disorders.
A new study reports babies' brains are sensitive to different emotional tones they hear in voices. Researchers suggest maternal interactions may help to shape the same brain region adults use for emotional processing.
According to researchers, infants prefer the sounds of other babies over the voices of adults. Researchers found 5 month old babies spend 40% longer listening to sounds of other babies than adult vocalizations of the same sounds.
A new study reports the brain considers our internal voice to be the same as speaking our thoughts aloud. The findings could have important implications for understanding auditory hallucinations in Schizophrenia.
Much like humans, baboons use several vowel like sounds to communicate, a new study reports.