2018 Festival Event:

The Science of “Motherese” – Early Vocal Development in Infants and Caregivers

Adults speak differently to kids than they do to other adults with a special vocal register researchers call "motherese". Science has show that this type of speech contains many active ingredients that stimulate social interaction between infant and caregiver, and scaffold the development of speech in the child. Join Emory's Dr. Gordon Ramsay to learn about the physics of voice production in infants and adults, the key developmental milestones in communication, and how these milestones differ when a child is autistic or deaf.​
Seating is limited and first come, first served.
Free parking available on site.

Presented by Marcus Autism Center

Topics: Health Life Sciences Science & Society Engineering Technology
Audience: Adults Teens (13-18 yrs)


Manuel's Tavern

602 North Highland Ave. NE

Atlanta, 30307


Monday, March 19th, 2018

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Price: Free

No registration necessary.