The Science Behind Stuttering

Stuttering can be a common but pervasive part of our lives, impacting well over 3 million Americans at varying capacities, but specifically targets 1 in 20 children between the ages of 2 to 6.

Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash — One of them could be a secret stutterer. You never know.

In some cases, stuttering, alternatively known as disfluency, can be a speech disorder as well. Oftentimes, people with stuttering problems know what exactly to say, but have difficulty in physically uttering what’s on…



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Synthia Stark

Canadian Therapist & Former Researcher | 5x Top Writer | Writing about mental health, psychology, science, etc.