Bunny, an internet-famous sheepadoodle, has brought attention to a new area of study within animal cognition: the use of assistive technology for language acquisition.
“I am sitting in a room,” Alvin Lucier’s classic work of sound art, will be performed by 90 artists in honor of his 90th birthday.
Madeline Forman dreamed of being a singer, but life intervened. Seven decades later, she found a record in her closet that she had forgotten about completely.
Katie Booth‘s new biography, “The Invention of Miracles,” argues that the inventor’s view of deafness as a deficit to be cured by oralism has had a long, destructive influence on deaf culture.
A reconstructed Neanderthal ear adds a new piece to the puzzle of whether the early humans could speak.
A six-week program developed by the English National Opera and a London hospital offers customized vocal lessons to aid coronavirus recovery.
John Colapinto’s “This Is the Voice” explores our vocal cords, why we have them and what humans have gained from our dexterity at making different sounds.
What’s more fundamental to scary movies than the bone-chilling shriek? But delivering a terrifying wail isn’t easy. It’s an entire art with a history and a world of its own.
Feeling put on the spot on a video screen when you can’t get words out can be intimidating. Experts offer advice.
Remember the three Ps: pitch, pacing and pausing.
Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.
Scientists who have studied the ways children process and use the information hidden by masks say that children will find ways to communicate, and that parents and teachers can help.
The speech disorder can play havoc with sociability, relationships, even identity, but there are ways to handle it.
In “How You Say It,” Katherine Kinzler focuses on linguistic discrimination, how your accent can determine the way you are perceived.
Many mammals that have loud calls to deceive other animals seem to have a particular learning style in common.
So long to overhyped innovations. Hello to tech that embeds accessibility into everyday devices.
Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice?
Telemedicine is teaching us new ways to communicate with our patients.
The #BestNYAccent challenge on Instagram brought out the sound of an unflappable city.
A pioneering German researcher decodes newborns’ cries. Here’s what they reveal.