Thursday, June 4, 2009

Neuroscience and the Spoken Word

From last week's Science Friday

How We Hear 

You can probably recognize your friend's voice over the phone with just one "hello" -- but how? Several studies published in the June issue of the journal Nature Neuroscience try to tackle what we do and don't know about the sense of hearing. In this segment, we'll talk about what's going on inside your brain as it attempts to decode the spoken word.

Listen to the broadcast here. (It's on the top left of the page)