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Contact: Inga Kiderra
University of California - San Diego

Perfect Pitch and Tone Language Fluency

Caption: The figure shows, for each group and subgroup of subjects, the average percentage correct on the test for perfect pitch. Within each group, early musical training mattered. However, holding ethnicity constant, there was also an overwhelmingly strong effect of tone language fluency.

Credit: Courtesy Diana Deutsch.

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