Hearing Mom’s Voice Activates Much Wider Area of Brain vs. Unfamiliar Voices, Says New Study

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that a much larger area of the brain is activated when children hear their mother’s voice, compared to when they hear other unfamiliar voices. Beyond the auditory regions, areas of the brain involved in emotion and reward processing, social functions, detection of…

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