How a boy's voice at age seven can tell you what he will sound like as a man
It has traditionally been thought that the sound of a boy’s voice radically changes when he hits puberty.
But now scientists have found that whether a man will have a deep, gruff voice like Brian Blessed or a higher pitched one like Joe Pasquale is decided much earlier – probably in the womb.
British research using voice samples from the long-running Seven Up! television documentary series has found the male voice settles at a certain frequency much earlier than previously thought.
Psychologists at the University of Sussex carried out research that found the voice pitch of males was often... read more
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