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Nature Neuroscience 10, 810 - 812 (2007)
doi:10.1038/nn0707-810

The highs and lows of being tone deaf

Petr Janata1

  1. Petr Janata is in the Center for Mind and Brain, Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 267 Cousteau Place, Davis, California 95618, USA. e-mail: pjanata@ucdavis.edu


Representations of pitch and space seem to interact. A new study now reports that people with amusia, a pitch processing deficit, do not show the interference between these concepts that is found in control subjects.

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