Congenital Amusia A Disorder of Fine-Grained Pitch Discrimination

@article{Peretz2002CongenitalAA,
  title={Congenital Amusia A Disorder of Fine-Grained Pitch Discrimination},
  author={I. Peretz and J. Ayotte and R. Zatorre and J. Mehler and P. Ahad and V. Penhune and B. Jutras},
  journal={Neuron},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={185-191}
}
We report the first documented case of congenital amusia. This disorder refers to a musical disability that cannot be explained by prior brain lesion, hearing loss, cognitive deficits, socioaffective disturbance, or lack of environmental stimulation. This musical impairment is diagnosed in a middle-aged woman, hereafter referred to as Monica, who lacks most basic musical abilities, including melodic discrimination and recognition, despite normal audiometry and above-average intellectual, memory… Expand
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