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Pitch Perception: Western vs Non-Western

Discussion in 'Sound Science' started by bigshot, Sep 20, 2019.
  1. bigshot
    Interesting video that asks if Western music is responsible for how we think about pitch.

     
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  2. castleofargh Contributor
    the piano note was near 4300Hz, he said around 4kHz, his entire argument is invalid!

    seriously, I like and agree with all he said and found the last bit(the part I didn't know about) very interesting. I wonder if they kidnapped a few of those guys to get brain activity while listening to music or singing back the tones, to look for possible endemic differences at that level?
    and I like how cautious he is about phase locking limits and the relation to perceived pitch, even thought there is no competing hypothesis about this. that's when I knew that this guy was a researcher for sure. ^_^
     
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