Lip-readers ‘hear’ silent words

Brain’s listening area similarly active when interpreting mouthed, audible stories

girl with floating letters

LIP SERVICE  The best lip-readers "hear" the words their eyes see, a new study suggests.


This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Neuroscience

From the Nature Index

Paid Content