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MIND Reviews: February/March 2008

Reviews and recommendations from the February/March 2008 issue of Scientific American MIND

February 1, 2008 — Diana Deutsch, Rachel Dvoskin, Richard Lipkin and Nikhil Swaminathan

Paradoxes of Musical Pitch

Certain series of tones appear to ascend or descend infinitely in pitch. Other patterns change when shifted in key and indicate an influence of speech on the perception of music

August 1, 1992 — Diana Deutsch

Musical Illusions

Presenting certain sequences of tones simultaneously to both ears produces paradoxical auditory illusions. Surprisingly, right-handed subjects and left-handed subjects perceive the illusions differently

October 1, 1975 — Diana Deutsch

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