The effects of maternal depression on the 'musicality' of infant directed speech and conversational engagement

@inproceedings{Marwick2010TheEO,
  title={The effects of maternal depression on the 'musicality' of infant directed speech and conversational engagement},
  author={Helen Marwick and Lynne Murray},
  year={2010}
}
Communicative Musicality explores the intrinsic musical nature of human interaction. The theory of communicative musicality was developed from groundbreaking studies showing how in mother/infant communication there exist noticeable patterns of timing, pulse, voice timbre, and gesture. Without intending to, the exchange between a mother and her infant follow many of the rules of musical performance, including rhythm and timing.