Identification of Changes along a Continuum of Speech Intonation is Impaired in Congenital Amusia

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  title={Identification of Changes along a Continuum of Speech Intonation is Impaired in Congenital Amusia
},
  author={Sean Michael Hutchins and N. Gosselin and Isabelle Peretz},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2010}
}
A small number of individuals have severe musical problems that have neuro-genetic underpinnings. This musical disorder is termed "congenital amusia," an umbrella term for lifelong musical disabilities that cannot be attributed to deafness, lack of exposure, or brain damage after birth. Amusics seem to lack the ability to detect fine pitch differences in tone sequences. However, differences between statements and questions, which vary in final pitch, are well perceived by most congenital amusic… CONTINUE READING

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Identification of changes along a continuum of speech intonation is impaired in congenital amusia

  • S Citation Hutchins, N Gosselin, I Peretz
  • Front. Psychology 1:236
  • 2010

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