Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency

‘Stuttering linked to rhythm perception deficiency’, http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2015/stuttering-linked-to-rhythm-perception-deficiency/, Michigan State University (May 19, 2015).

Interventions

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.