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This demonstration deals with relative pitch, an ability to distinguish differences between pitches. Deutsch (1970) determined that short-term recognition of the pitch of pure tones was disrupted by six intervening tones, but not by six intervening spoken numbers, suggesting that immediate processing of musical pitch was in some way distinct from that of verbal information. Laterality and hemispheric specialization (discussed in connection with the Dichotic Listening demonstration) are also relevant to pitch memory. The pitch memory task is patterned after Deutsch (1979).

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    perception,NSDL,pitch perception,NSDL_SetSpec_1541648,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130501161010447T,speech discrimination,Higher Education,music perception,High School,Space sciences,Undergraduate (Upper Division),memory,Astronomy,Graduate/Professional,Space Science

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