Localization of pitch in the brain?

Dayv! laughingLOOK-MA-NEW-SPAMTRAP at yourpain.com
Mon Jul 16 01:05:50 EST 2001


In rec.music.experimental gg <tarantism99 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> I had read somewhere that Brodmann's areas 18 & 19 were related to
> musical cognition, as they were responsible for higher level creative
> processes.  I would also think that speech and musical perception
> would be closely related, no?

   Speech is symbolic, while music is tonal.  Lyrical songs, poetry, and
some other forms of expression may combine the two, but they are most
likely triggering separate mental processes separately.

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                                  -Dayv!

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