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dc.contributor.supervisor Vokey, John
dc.contributor.supervisor Allen, Scott W.
dc.contributor.author Vomberg, Lauren
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-04T14:57:29Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-04T14:57:29Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/5546
dc.description.abstract Musicians are better able to discriminate changes in pitch than non-musicians, particularly when judging tones constructed without the fundamental frequency, and especially when asked to vocally reproduce the tones. In two experiments, musicians and non-musicians were asked to judge whether a test tone was higher or lower than a reference tone. Participants were tested across four conditions, three designed to directly control humming; no specific instructions regarding humming specifically asked to hum, and speeded response (no time to hum). In the fourth condition, participants responded by moving a vertical slider up or down on the computer screen to the extent that they thought the tones differed. In Experiment 1, musicians were more accurate in performance accuracy and vocal reproduction. In Experiment 2, there were no statistically significant differences between participants. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en_US
dc.subject Cognitive science en_US
dc.subject Harmonic analysis (Music) en_US
dc.subject Modulation (Music) en_US
dc.subject Musical analysis en_US
dc.subject Music theory en_US
dc.title Mechanisms of pitch discrimination in musicians and non-musicians en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Psychology en_US
dc.degree.level Masters en_US
dc.proquest.subject Cognitive psychology [0633] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Psychology [0621] en_US
dc.proquest.subject Music [0413] en_US
dc.proquestyes Yes en_US


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