amusia


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amusia

(eɪˈmjuːzɪə)
n
the inability to distinguish differences in musical pitch; tone deafness
[C21: from a-1 + music]
aˈmusic adj
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Integram esta revisao 9 artigos, os quais foram agrupados segundo a contribuicao da neuroimagem na analise dos temas centrais: alteracao da estrutura melodica do canto, harmonizacao do canto, amusia, relacao entre areas cerebrais responsaveis pela fala e pelo canto e persistencia da musicalidade.
This has been shown to be the case with people with congenital amusia, who live otherwise normal lives except that they have difficulty in producing or perceiving music (Ayotte et al.
4) The alteration of one or more of these components produces some variation in the generic syndrome known as amusia, (6) which makes subjects who have the disorder incapable of recognizing, following, intoning, or remembering a certain melody in terms of the component affected.
There is a musical disorder that affects music skills, amusia, which can be acquired (caused by brain damage) or congenital.
For instance, some people might seem to dislike music because they have trouble perceiving it, a condition called amusia.
Some of those tune-challenged crooners have tone deafness, a condition called amusia, which afflicts about 4 percent of the population.
Amusia are disorders which show inability of rhythm production.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Congenital amusia is a disorder characterized by impaired musical skills, which can extend to an inability to recognize very familiar tunes.
There have been very few documented cases of amusia, the congenital inability to identify or duplicate musical tones.