Psychology & Psychiatry

Want to be more persuasive?

The next time you're trying to drive home a point or make a convincing pitch, adjusting the tone of your voice could help.

Health

Pregnancy temporarily lowers a woman's voice – new study

Whether we are aware of it or not, our voices say a lot about us. Relying on only the average pitch of a person's voice, we can instantly tell if they are a child or adult, a man or woman. This is because voice pitch is highly ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social status of listener alters our voice

People tend to change the pitch of their voice depending on who they are talking to, and how dominant they feel, a study by the University of Stirling has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Neurological issues may drive common voice disorders

Hyperfunctional voice disorders (HVDs) are hard to describe but easy to hear. People with the condition produce a grab-bag of forms of unusual voice behaviors that make them more difficult to follow. Nodules on the vocal ...

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