Localization of pitch in the brain?

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Sun Jul 15 12:27:36 EST 2001


On 14 Jul 2001 17:38:13 -0700, tarantism99 at yahoo.com (gg) wrote:

>Hello everyone,
>
>I am interested in any research pertaining to the localization of
>pitch in the human brain.  Specifically, I am looking for any studies
>relating localized neural activity to the perception of musical notes,
>or even better, to imagined/internalized musical notes.  I understand
>that Broca's and Brodmann's areas have been implicated in musical
>perception, 

Broca's area is more likely related to the generation of speech than
it is to pitch perception.  There is no Brodmann's area, per se, but
the numbered Brodmann's areas are all the various regions of the
cortex.

>but I have been unable to find any good online resources. 
>Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Try a basic Neuroscience textbook.

Kal
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