Baby's Cry Analysis Reveals Health Issues, Brown University Study

Published: Jul 12, 2013

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A new tool that analyzes babies’ cries is a noninvasive way to pick up on clues to potential health and developmental problems, say researchers. To parents, a baby’s cry is a signal of hunger, pain, or discomfort. But to scientists, subtle acoustic features of a cry, many of them imperceptible to the human ear, can hold important information about a baby’s health.

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