Is it true that Women are more sensitive to high pitch voice of their babies ?

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Is it true that Women are more sensitive to high pitch voice of her baby ?

Is it true that women are so attentive to high pitch voice of their babies ?
« Last Edit: 17/11/2009 14:05:40 by Kiran The King Kai »

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I believe so. If by 'sensitive' you mean reactive. There is a physical reaction in mothers that listen to babies (even not their own) cry, scream (sounds, I guess).
There is some suggestion that a baby cries in the mothers 'tongue' because of exposure to her voice in utero.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8346058.stm

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Kiran The King Kai

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I believe so. If by 'sensitive' you mean reactive. There is a physical reaction in mothers that listen to babies (even not their own) cry, scream (sounds, I guess).
There is some suggestion that a baby cries in the mothers 'tongue' because of exposure to her voice in utero.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8346058.stm
WOW this is the reason why I say "Evolution made big revolution"

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Babies are more reactive to the higher pitched voices (and other sounds).

Hence the high-pitched baby-talk voice adults adopt when trying to elicit a responce from baby.

This may be due the tiny baby eardrums having a high resonant frequency, so they are relatively deaf to low frequencies.
« Last Edit: 17/11/2009 15:41:21 by RD »

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Kiran The King Kai

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Babies are more reactive to the higher pitched voices (and other sounds).

Hence the high-pitched baby-talk voice adults adopt when trying to elicit a responce from baby.

This may be due the tiny baby eardrums having a high resonant frequency, so they are relatively deaf to low frequencies.

Wow very cool explanation !
With physics style LOL
I love these facts !