Psychology & Psychiatry

Is stuttering linked to social anxiety?

The differences – and similarities – between people with high levels of social anxiety and stutterers are being investigated by researchers at Flinders.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers, clients turn to video to treat stuttering

Fly fishing isn't just a hobby for Tim Sesink, it's a passion. And it comes through in his voice when talking about the complex set of variables—water speed, temperature and wind—that come into play when letting a cast ...


Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency

Stuttering may be more than a speech problem. For the first time, researchers have found that children who stutter have difficulty perceiving a beat in music-like rhythms, which could account for their halting speech patterns.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain development differs in children who stutter

(Edmonton) A new study by a University of Alberta researcher shows that children who stutter have less grey matter in key regions of the brain responsible for speech production than children who do not stutter.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Giving a voice to kids with Down syndrome

Researchers from the University of Alberta are helping children with Down syndrome who stutter find their voice and speak with ease.

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