Perception of just-noticeable time displacement of a tone presented in a metrical sequence at different tempos

  title={Perception of just-noticeable time displacement of a tone presented in a metrical sequence at different tempos},
  author={Anders Friberg and Johan Sundberg},
  journal={Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
The jnd for a perturbation of the timing of a tone appearing in a metrical sequence was examined in an experiment, where 30 listeners of varied musical background were asked to adjust the timing of the fourth tone in a sequence of six, such that they heard the sequence as perfectly regular. The tones were presented at a constant interonset time that was varied between 100 and 1000 ms. The average jnd was found to be about 10 ms for tones shorter than about 240‐ms duration and about 5% of the… 

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