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2013-05-02 23:02:35

STAR Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month by encouraging parents to seek early intervention for children with communication disorders. Denver,

The Secrets Of Human Speech
2013-02-22 08:18:01

Researchers writing in the journal Nature have uncovered some secrets regarding speech motor control.

2013-01-24 23:01:50

The National Association for Child Development and Blue Whale Apps released “Speech Therapy for Apraxia - Words” for iPad, Kindle, and Nook tablet devices today.

Vocalizations Of Banded Mongoose Similar To Human Speech
2013-01-11 14:38:36

Researchers find that the monosyllabic sounds of the male banded mongoose are similar to the vowels and consonant sounds of human speech.

Similarities Between Operatic Soprano Singers And Helium-Huffing Monkeys Detailed
2012-08-23 13:53:06

If you are not a fan of opera music, you may have already assumed the similarities of a classic music form and the shrieks of helium-huffing monkeys.

2012-07-25 06:36:11

Think you can hide things from your children just because they don’t speak yet? Think again! Researchers are proving that babies know what your intentions are even though they can’t vocalize it.

Infant Speech Recognition More Advanced
2012-07-18 07:41:43

According to researchers from New York University, an infant’s ability to recognize speech is more advanced that previously understood.

2012-06-21 01:59:03

The throat and facial movements that twist the air pushing through your vocal cords into words could be rooted in the well-meaning expressions primates exchange with each other.

2012-03-08 00:49:29

Portions of a songbird's brain that control how it sings have been shown to decay within 24 hours of the animal losing its hearing.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.