Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency

‘Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency’,, Michigan State University (May 19, 2015).


Stuttering has primarily been interpreted as a speech motor difficulty, but this is the first study that shows it’s related to a rhythm perception deficit – in other words, the ability to perceive and keep a beat. (…) It identifies potential interventions which might focus on improving beat perception in children who stutter.