Congenital amusia: all the songs sound the same

Lauren Stewart, Vincent Walsh

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Recent evidence from individuals born with a profound musical impairment suggests that the ability to process pitch information is normally present from birth. This finding supports the idea that the perception and appreciation of music, both of which critically depend on pitch processing, have a biological basis in the brain.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Biology
Pages (from-to)R420-1
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2002


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