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Breath-holding

voluntary or involuntary cessation of breathing; often seen in young children as a response to frustration.


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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... did not change. For the second test, during the semi structured interview, participants confirmed that their nasal airway was restricted and breathing from the nose was harder and rather uncomfortable, that they were forced to breath through their mouth. From this short experiment we can ...

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by shannat
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:52 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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... aren't even technically required for speech. Getting back to the point however, as I mentioned from my reading we can more precisely control our breath which may, among other morphological differences, enable us to make sounds that our closest living relatives (chimpanzees) can't. So my question ...

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by NMLevesque
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:10 pm
 
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Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

... system, or really any sort of unidirectional lungs, would have on human speech. As far as I know we have somewhat more precise control over our 'breath' than chimps, and due to certain morphological differences are better able to, for lack of a better term, enunciate. So I would imagine any change ...

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by NMLevesque
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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respiratory system

1) you mean in and out of lungs or from alveoli into blood? 3) how do you breath when you're scared? Excited? Etc.

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by JackBean
Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: respiratory system
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