Pitch and Auditory Illusions
Lecture no. 3 from the course: How Music and Mathematics Relate
Taught by Professor David Kung | 47 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
The fundamental frequency of a male voice is too low to be reproduced by the speaker of a cell phone. So why don’t all callers sound like women? Learn that the answer involves the way your brain fills in missing information, convincing you that you hear sounds that aren’t really there. Explore examples of auditory illusions that will leave you wondering if you can ever believe your ears again.