Discriminating Male and Female Voices: Differentiating Pitch and Gender

@article{Latinus2011DiscriminatingMA,
  title={Discriminating Male and Female Voices: Differentiating Pitch and Gender},
  author={Marianne Latinus and Margot J. Taylor},
  journal={Brain Topography},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={194-204}
}
Gender is salient, socially critical information obtained from faces and voices, yet the brain processes underlying gender discrimination have not been well studied. We investigated neural correlates of gender processing of voices in two ERP studies. In the first, ERP differences were seen between female and male voices starting at 87 ms, in both spatial–temporal and peak analyses, particularly the fronto-central N1 and P2. As pitch differences may drive gender differences, the second study… CONTINUE READING
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