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Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures

PostMessage posted...: Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:22 pm
by smix
Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures
ScienceDaily

URL: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 142301.htm
Category: healthNews
Published: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:23:01 EDT

Description: Unlike US residents, people in a remote area of the Bolivian rain forest usually do not perceive the similarities between two versions of the same note played at different registers, an octave apart. This discovery may help scientists tease out elements of perception that cannot be seen when examining only a single, homogenous group.