News tagged with voice

First violins imitated human voices: study

Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it.

dateMay 22, 2018 in Other
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Self-awareness class inspires intention app

Inspired by a class on managing professional relationships, five recent University of Michigan graduates are developing an app that would mesh with Alexa to help nudge people when they're out of sync with what they want.

dateMay 11, 2018 in Software
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What does a 'normal' voice sound like?

Have you ever turned the dial on the radio or switched the television channel because you found the quality of the presenter's voice grating? What is it about a person's voice that can be soothing, aggravating or even sensual? ...

dateMay 08, 2018 in Social Sciences
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