The speed of spoken word recognition is affected by how the speaker talks. Study finds sound waves from the voice effectively transmit information beyond the lexical meaning of words.
Babies in NICU sleep better when their hear their mom's voice, a new study reports. Researchers found babies slept better and woke less often when they were played recordings of their mother's reading a story.
Researchers at the Northern Arizona University are helping alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's and quash social isolation in sufferers by establishing a choir.
According to researchers, people tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to and how dominant they feel. The study found that a person's vocal characteristics altered in response to people of different social status. When a person was believed to be more dominant, people's voices became more high pitched.
Vocal training of older rats reduces some of the voice problems associated with aging, new research suggests. The findings could help treat people with presbyphonia.
Researchers have identified the different brain regions and interactions involved in accents and impersonations.