Tag Archives: human speech

Dogs Understand Human Vocabulary and Intonation: Study

Dogs have the ability to distinguish vocabulary words and the intonation of human speech through brain regions similar to those that humans use, a new study reports. The paper was published in the Sept. 2, 2016 issue of Science, by AAAS, written by Attila Andics of Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary, and her colleagues was titled, “Neural mechanisms for ...

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Scientists reveal why Parrots are such great vocal imitators

Do you have a parrot that speaks in an exact tone like you and repeats every word perfectly after you? It is insane in fact, but while you must be wondering how they are able to do that, a group of international scientists led by researchers from Duke University has got the answer. A study reported in June 24 by ...

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Brain goes silent when we talk loud: Reveals study

The command centre of the brain cannot function, especially the human speech part, fails to work when we speak loudly, said a new study. The Broca’s area — named after 19th century French physician Pierre Paul Broca — has been recognised for more than 150 years as the command centre for human speech, including vocalisation. Now, scientists at the University ...

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