Latest Phonetics Stories
Researchers have found that certain “paralingual” features of the human voice can give the speaker’s game away and let the listener pick up on that sexual attraction that the “flirter” thought was hidden.
eReflect, the spelling software designer, shares a new and informative blog post on the way American and British English differ in terms of spelling.
Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, Churchill all had the ability to enrapture those who heard them speak. What was their special gift? We know it as charisma, but how did they achieve it?
Good Vibration Company enhances interaction between man and computer RHENEN, the Netherlands, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly developed speech analysis software
A new study from the University of Cincinnati's Health Promotion and Education Program reveals that many college students are stressed out and are not coping with that stress well.
Transcriptor is a free online tool which makes transcription of audio/video files easy.
Infants can tell the difference between sounds of all languages until about 8 months of age when their brains start to focus only on the sounds they hear around them.
A team of researchers headed by the Erfurt-based psychologist Prof. Ralf Rummer and the Cologne-based phoneticist Prof. Martine Grice has carried out some ground-breaking experiments to uncover the links between language and emotions.
Our hand gestures are but another tool in our communication toolbox that can be used to further and more accurately convey the meaning behind our words.
We’ve all pretended to laugh at those bad jokes our friends, family members or coworkers tell every now and then, but how often are we convincing in those efforts? Apparently, just over one-third of the time.
The larynx is an organ that is located within the throat, commonly referred to as the “voicebox”. While the larynx is the primary organ responsible for voice production, it is also crucial in breathing and protecting the airway structures. Location and Structure The larynx is a tube-shaped organ with an average length of four inches. It is located between the hypopharynx and the trachea. It is divided into three sections labeled supraglottis, glottis, and subglottis. The skeletal...
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.