Tyler Perrachione of BCS studies voice recognition

October 26, 2011

Tyler Brain and Cognitive Sciences graduate student Tyler Perrachione is 1st author on recent publication in Science 333 (2011): “Human Voice Recognition Depends on Language Ability.” By comparing the voice-recognition abilities of dyslexic and control listeners for native and unfamiliar languages, he found that dyslexic individuals exhibited impaired voice-recognition abilities compared with controls only for voices speaking their native language. Tyler’s research focuses more broadly on cognitive and systems neuroscience of human communication. Read the MIT news article here.

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