John Colapinto: What Makes Human Speech So Powerful?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Why is the human voice the most efficient, effective means of communication ever devised? Why is speech the single most complex activity humans can perform? Canadian journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker John Colapinto explains this, and much more, in his latest book "This is the Voice," inspired by a vocal injury he sustained while singing in a rock band two decades ago.
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