The octave illusion in relation to handedness and familial handedness background

@article{Deutsch1983TheOI,
  title={The octave illusion in relation to handedness and familial handedness background},
  author={Diana Deutsch},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1983},
  volume={21},
  pages={289-293}
}
  • D. Deutsch
  • Published 31 December 1983
  • Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia

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