A pitch for decoding
frequency more simply
Researchers are proposing a new
model to describe how the brain converts a sound's frequency to a perceived
Cartwright, J.H.E., D.L. González, and O. Piro. 1999. Nonlinear dynamics
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Wu, C. 1998. Musical metal. Science
News 154(Oct. 10):236.
Julyan H.E. Cartwright
Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra
Diego L. González
William M. Hartmann
Michigan State University
Physics and Astronomy Department
East Lansing, MI 48824-1116
Frederic L. Wightman
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Waisman Center for Mental Retardation and Human Development
1500 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
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