Most of us know the human voice as a versatile tool for communication. It talks, whispers, sings, and screams. Through this bodily instrument, identity and emotion can be produced and heard, expressed and interpreted. Given that humans heavily rely on vision, how does the voice convey so much information even though it is invisible? What does experience of the aesthetic voice tell us about universal similarities and cross-cultural differences? In this blog, I will reveal bio-psychological and socio-cultural perspectives to help explain the phenomenon of the human voice.
Here is an introductory video to demonstrate the versatility of the human voice: