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how can someone stutter when they talk but sing perfectly fine?

im just curious. it seems crazy that someome has a difficulty talking, but when theyre singkng its like theres nothing wrong at all? how does the stutter just go away?

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we use different sides of the brain for each. when we sing we use the right side and for language we use the left side

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On the "King's Speech", King George did it.

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I'm happy to answer this question actually. I just learned about this in Psychology 102. It has to do something with damage to Broca's area. Broca's area, a part inside the brain, is responsible for speech production. Interestingly enough, though, they can sing and swear without problem. This is thought to be because singing and swearing is more of an emotion type thing.

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If you are referring to Lazaro from American Idol, I think he may be exaggerating his speech impediment.
Don't get me wrong, I really like him.
I just think he's hamming it up for the cameras and votes.

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I don't think so. I think it annoys him that he does that. And what about the guy that has nerve damage that makes him talk funny?
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I do believe that Lazaro has a speech impediment. However, there have been at least 6 times where I have seen him say "thank you" "yes" or "OK" without a problem.But I have also seen the muscle below his lip
(in the middle of the chin) tremble too.
And you cannot force that,which is why I believe it is real. I actually
do like Lazaro, quite a bit in fact. His
voice is gorgeous!!He is one of my favorites, next to Charlie, and I'd be upset if they eliminated him. I do not doubt that other man. If you watch his mouth while he talks, it also appears there is something wrong with the side of his mouth that contributes to his impediment.
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Refreshme has a good answer.

Speech comes from many pieces of the brain! Talking about emotions will come from the Limbic system while other things will stem from different parts.

With that said, vocalization of words is not affected by the lungs (in this case) so singing can be fine while cognition in parts of the brain involving talking may be handicapped.

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Talking and singing are controlled by different parts of the brain. Any older people on here may remember country singer Mel Tillis from the 1970s. He stuttered when he talked, but never when he was singing.

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