The “consonance effect” and the hemispheres: A study on a split-brain patient

  title={The “consonance effect” and the hemispheres: A study on a split-brain patient},
  author={Giulia Prete and Mara Fabri and Nicoletta Foschi and Alfredo Brancucci and Luca Tommasi},
  journal={Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition},
  pages={257 - 269}
The association between musical consonance and pleasantness, and between musical dissonance and unpleasantness (“consonance effect”) is well established. Furthermore, a number of studies suggest the main involvement of the left hemisphere in the perception of dissonance and that of the right hemisphere in the perception of consonance. In the present study, the consonance effect was studied in a callosotomized patient, D. D. C. and in a control group. In binaural presentations, the patient did… 

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