Speech requires both sides of brain

Humans need both sides of their brain for speech, according to a study today that could rewrite therapy for people verbally impaired by a stroke.

Soon, device that turns your dog`s thoughts into human speech

No more woof! Swedish researchers are developing the world`s first headset that can translate your pet dog`s thoughts into English words.

Primate calls help infants form `categories` just like human speech

A new research has found that for 3 and 4-month-old infants, non-human primate vocalizations promoted object categorization, mirroring exactly the effects of human speech, but that by six months, non-human primate vocalizations no longer had this effect.

Monkeys` lip-smacking sounds resemble human speech

The vocal lip-smacks that gelada monkeys use in friendly encounters have surprising similarities to human speech, a study has revealed.

Monkey lip smacks shed light on evolution of human speech

Scientists have supported the idea that human speech evolved less from vocalizations than from communicative facial gestures.