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Congenital amusia: all the songs sound the same

Stewart, Lauren and Walsh, Vincent. 2002. Congenital amusia: all the songs sound the same. Current Biology, 12, pp. 420-421. ISSN 0960-9822 [Article]

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Abstract or Description

Recent evidence from individuals born with a profound musical impairment suggests that the ability to process pitch information is normally present from birth. This finding supports the idea that the perception and appreciation of music, both of which critically depend on pitch processing, have a biological basis in the brain.

Item Type:

Article

Additional Information:

This version is post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing) but does not use the publisher's formatting and pagination.

Keywords:

Pitch processing; musical impairment; amusic

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Psychology

Dates:

DateEvent
June 2002Published

Item ID:

53

Date Deposited:

11 Aug 2008 12:43

Last Modified:

22 Jul 2018 05:39

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/53

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