The "ticktock" of our internal clock: direct brain evidence of subjective accents in isochronous sequences.

@article{Brochard2003TheO,
  title={The "ticktock" of our internal clock: direct brain evidence of subjective accents in isochronous sequences.},
  author={Renaud Brochard and Donna Abecasis and Doug Potter and Richard Ragot and Carolyn Drake},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={362-6}
}
The phenomenon commonly known as subjective accenting refers to the fact that identical sound events within purely isochronous sequences are perceived as unequal. Although subjective accenting has been extensively explored using behavioral methods, no physiological evidence has ever been provided for it. In the present study, we tested the notion that these perceived irregularities are related to the dynamic deployment of attention. We disrupted listeners' expectancies in different positions of… CONTINUE READING

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