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Music Perception (2016) 34 (2): 183–191.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Francesca Talamini; Barbara Carretti; Massimo Grassi Musicians have superior performances compared to nonmusicians in many auditory perception tasks. This superiority extends to memory tasks such as the digit span. Literature suggests that the musicians’ advantage unfolds along two axes: sensory...
Music Perception (2015) 32 (5): 493–506.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Katrin Bittrich; Kathrin Schlemmer; Sven Blankenberger The present study investigated the impact of simple pair-association mechanisms for the acquisition of absolute pitch. At intervals of two weeks, participants ( N = 20 adult nonmusicians) completed three tone identification tests (pre, post...
Music Perception (2012) 29 (3): 255–267.
Published: 01 February 2012
... sequences were the same or different, with “same” being defined as all tones played correctly in either the same order (forward task) or backward order (backward task). For the forward task, nonmusician and musician participants showed better performance for tonal than for atonal sequences, therefore...