Study reveals a link between spoken languages and the sense of touch.
The more connected people feel toward each other, the quicker they are to respond to one another in a conversation.
A small cluster of neurons in the brainstem regulates tempo and coordinates vocalization with breathing.
Researchers have identified a specific brain network that becomes active as we plan our replies within a conversation.
Infants and toddlers on the autism spectrum who showed the poorest neural responses to motherese, or baby-talk by parents, also displayed the most severe social symptoms, poorest language outcomes, and greatest impairments in behavioral preference and …
Researchers say whether you are a competent artist or not, drawing and doodling can have a positive effect on your mental health and help boost creativity.
Matching the location of a face to the speech sounds a person is producing significantly increases our ability to understand them, especially in noisy environments.
When alone, people who stutter tend not to be more fluent when talking. Researchers say the perception of being heard plays a key role in stuttering.
People overestimate feelings of awkwardness when talking to strangers and underestimate the enjoyment of deep, meaningful conversations with those we have just met.
When faced with having to distinguish similar pairs of meanings, speakers adjust their colexification preference to maintain efficient communication.
Study reveals a correlation between instances of eye contact and higher levels of engagement during conversations.
Just like human babies, the young Saccopteryx bilineata bat babbles as part of its initial language learning phase.
Researchers have developed a smart-watch app they call Smart Otter, that allows couples to communicate with one another based on sensed heart rate.
Cultural, linguistic, and biological diversity are linked, researchers say. The link may be to preserve both natural environments and indigenous populations.
A new study reveals a link between vocal characteristics and individual personality traits. Those with deeper voices were more dominant, extroverted, and tended to rank higher in sociosexuality. Researchers found no difference between men and women.
A new brain-computer interface could help thousands of people with neurodegenerative disorders and spinal cord injuries the ability to regain communication skills. The BCI, in combination with a machine learning algorithm, can generate words on a scree…
Twins lag behind single-born children when it comes to language development and hand gestures. However, female twins develop communication skills slightly faster than male twins.
A newly developed artificial intelligence algorithm can accurately detect sarcasm in comments written on social media platforms.
While gossiping generally has negative connotations, a new study says gossiping can be a rich and multifaceted form of communication. Gossip can help to build social connections and improve indirect understanding about the world.
Over the years, many people have reported their pets can communicate with them. There are numerous videos online “demonstrating” animal communication. Researchers investigate whether our pets really can understand what we are saying and communicate bac…