Compositions by male and female composers were evaluated. Rating scores were correlated with scores from musical, spatial, and verbal psychometric tests, with dichotic and dichaptic measures, and with salivary testosterone output. Results were discussed in connection with new speculations on the biological substrates of special talents proposed by Geschwind and Galaburda (1985) and by Waterhouse (1988).

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(Hassler & Feil, 1986)
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(PMA; Thurstone, 1962)

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