I know that voice! Mothers' voices influence children's perceptions of emotional intensity

The ability to interpret others’ emotions is a critical skill for children’s socioemotional functioning. While research has emphasized facial emotion expressions, children are also constantly required to interpret vocal emotion expressed at or around …

Young children's neural processing of their mother’s voice: An fMRI study

In addition to semantic content, human speech carries paralinguistic information that conveys important social cues such as a speaker's identity. For young children, their own mothers’ voice is one of the most salient vocal inputs in their daily …

Proximal Emotional Environment Project (PEEP)

What is the emotional environment really like?