Trending Medical and health breaking news Novel brainstem circuit gives rise to the rhythms of vocalization

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Novel brainstem circuit provides rise to the rhythms of vocalization

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The vocal sounds of humans—laughing, crying, and the babbling of babies—have the same rhythmic quality as the sounds made by many mammals, songbirds, and even some species of fish. Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that a small cluster of neurons in the brain stem not only regulates tempo but…