The World in Words

What Beatboxing Tells Us About Language Acquisition


MRI scan of a beatboxer (USC Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory)

Beatboxers make sounds most of us think we can't make. Sounds that native English speakers usually have trouble making. Sounds sometimes borrowed from other languages. So say researchers at the University of Southern California.

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