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…