Sense of Rhythm

Sam Kayani sann0418 at sable.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 14 20:29:44 EST 1997


> : >    What could cause someone to lose their sense of rhythm??  A pretty 
> : > broad question I know, but I'm interested in what the different responses 
> : > might be.  Also, if there are any medical/neurological books which deal 
> : > with the human sense of rhythm; please let me know!

A lesion of the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus perhaps?

I dunno. Just thought I'd post something for the sake of it. I wonder if 
it may have anything to do with amusia? ...or is that only concerned with 
the appreciation of music specifically and not rhythm?

Sam.



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