Pros and Cons Part 17: Whispering

Many people have opposing opinions about how whispering can relate to and influence an individual’s vocalization.
I’ll scientifically and unilaterally explain this.
I have 22 categories that influence breathing and vocalization. Let’s try to figure out who is right.(17)

Part1:gargle
Part2:humidifier
Part3:aspirator
Part4:sports
Part5:alcohol
Part6:sex
Part7:bicycle
Part8:dance
Part9:gum
Part10:cigarettes
Part11:plane
Part12:boat
Part13:turtleneck
Part14:tie
Part15:yawning
Part16:humming
Part17:whispering
Part18:nap
Part19:pillow
Part20:roller coaster
Part21:karaoke
Part22:XXX

Part 17 is “Whispering”
Some people might say, “Whispering is good for the voice because use it doesn’t use the throat as much as speaking.” But… others might say, “Nope, because you actually harden your throat when whispering. Which does involve an effort.”
Regarding whispering, as I have previously mentioned: please refer here ↓
Could a whispering voice make the muscles or voice become hypertonic?
Note: Referencing a book about phonetics, it states, “Whispering promotes hypertonic vocalization.” However, I have encountered knowledgeable and experienced vocal coaches who encourage, “If you can learn how to use whispering skillfully, your singing will be better.”
I think both are correct!

singing girls with microphones

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