Another name for the larynx is the voice box, and it’s in the throat. The larynx is what gives you your voice, whether you’re talking, laughing, whispering, singing, or screaming! You can find your larynx by touching the front of your throat and humming. When the larynx grows larger during puberty, it sticks out at the front of the throat. This is what’s called an Adam’s apple. Everyone’s larynx grows during puberty, but a girl’s larynx doesn’t grow as much as a boy’s does. That’s why boys have Adam’s apples. Most girls don’t have Adam’s apples, but some do. why is it called an Adam’s apple? It’s called that after the story of the Garden of Eden where Adam ate a piece of the forbidden fruit that got stuck in his throat. An Adam’s apple sometimes looks like a small, rounded apple just under the skin in the front of the throat.This larger larynx also gives boys deeper voices.