tone deafness

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Noun1.tone deafness - an inability to distinguish differences in pitchtone deafness - an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
deafness, hearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearing
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Researchers, after evaluating six children with congenital amusia and eight children of the control group, aged between 10 and 13.2 years, through MMN, in a first moment, did not find significant difference for MMN using distinct tone burst regarding frequency stimuli.
Congenital amusia is commonly known as tone deafness but affects music memory and recognition and the ability to tap in time to music as well as pitch issues.
Someone cannot listen to music which called congenital amusia. Amusia are disorders which show inability of rhythm production.

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