Posted in SONG on 2007/02/20|
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- One is called easy onset of speech, or easy voice, or smooth speech. This describes the way you sing. Think about it – you generally use a smoother and easier voice when you’re singing versus when you’re speaking. Speech therapists actually use the easy onset strategy when helping people who stutter.
- Another reason why a person may not stutter while singing is because words are more prolonged (and less apt to be stumbled over) when they’re sung rather than spoken.
- And finally, music is an activity in which you use the right side of the brain (language uses the left), so when you sing music,
you’re no longer using your left brain (and probably no longer stuttering!).
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