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Does A Mom’s Voice Activate A Kid’s Brain

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A new study claims that a mother's voice and interaction with her baby plays a major role in activating certain areas of the child's brain. This study says that a mother's voice is more significant than others' voices around.

Does A Mom’s Voice Activate Kid’s Brain

Certain areas in the child's brain respond more to a mother's voice. The areas of the brain related to social functions, emotions and reward processing tend to get activated when a mother talks to her baby.

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Also, this study further claims that the kid's communication skills with the world around may depend upon the connections formed in the brain at early stages with the help of the mother's voice.

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It is a fact that most of us learnt a lot only by listening and communicating with mother at the early stages of life. So, this is why a mother's voice plays a crucial role in the brain activity of a kid.

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Till now, most of us knew very little about the way a child's brain organises itself. But this study confirms that a mother's voice can bring about faster changes in the kid's brain. This is the reason why the role of a mother is considered as very crucial in every child's life.

Read more about: parenting, kids
Story first published: Thursday, May 19, 2016, 6:46 [IST]
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