Singers and actors are more likely to have voice injuries, but less likely to report them or seek treatment due to stigma and fears that it may affect their career.
Though it was exceedingly grating, the late comedian was able to perfect a sound that worked in tandem with his brand of humor.
A speech expert wonders what this says about the pressures women in leadership roles feel – and the broader cultural impulse to police the way women speak and sound.
Most of my work takes place in the lab. But recently I became involved with an organisation which allows me to connect with the very people who could one day benefit from my research.
Adele’s voice is soulful, rich and powerful – but it is in her vulnerability we can really see what an incredible artist she is.
If you’ve ever cringed after hearing a recording of yourself, you’re not alone.
Studies consistently show that many employees are reluctant to speak up at work, and are even hardwired to remain silent. How can we help people voice their opinions more effectively?
Falsetto male pop and opera artists fascinate us with their high voices, but it’s also intriguing to know anyone can find a falsetto sound.
In the age of masks, improve your interactions by using all aspects of human communication.
When we yell, our vocal cords bash together extra hard, causing them to get sore and swollen. The swelling can develop over a few hours so you might notice hoarseness more the next day.
The sound comes from our lungs and our voice box, which is at the front of the throat. Here’s how it works.
When people lose their speech, they can stop working and friends can drift away. Here’s what we can do to help them get the rehabilitation they need.
Queensland has become the latest state or territory to embark on an Indigenous treaty process. But for lasting progress to be made, the federal government cannot shirk its responsibility.
According to a recent report, 30 per cent of web-browsing sessions will soon be done without a screen. Voice-enabled searches are becoming the norm, and that’s a problem for the food industry.
Smart speakers can listen out for more than just your voice commands at home. They can hear what’s going on around you and react, security systems can even listen out for gunshots.
In the excitement of the Super Bowl and other major sporting events, fans often forget themselves – and their voices. Loud cheering can stress your vocal folds, or voice cords. An expert explains.
Vocal deception may have played a key role in our progression from primitive nonverbal noises to complex, controlled speech.
We recorded the first scientific evidence that having a baby affects women’s voices.
Almost anyone can be taught how to sing.
Humans are the only ape that sings, but we’re also the only ape that sings poorly. It’s a lot easier to whistle.