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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Others recognised included Faleula Fatialofa, Malelega Tuuilalo Tapu, and Folole Esera from the Samoan Nurses Association; Anne Strickland from the Niue Nurses Association; Evivi Cirikiwai from the Fiji Nurses Association; Barbara Vardey, Metua Bates and Sonya Temata from the Cook Island Nurses Association; Ani Pauta and Sisilia Peini from the Tongan Nurses Association, and Ioana Viliamu Amusia, Malia Debriacher, and Litia Gibson from the Tokelau Nurses Association.
Sacks, an amateur pianist, indulges in some self-examination, including his own fleeting experience with amusia, a disorder that causes music to sound like sheer clatter.
Altenmuller, "Receptive amusia: evidence for cross-hemispheric neural networks underlying music processing strategies," Brain, vol.
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.
Leonard Corning, "The Musical Memory and its Derangements (Amusia)" Medical Record 81, no.
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., 2002).
(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.
Thus, they may facilitate cognitive treatments on individuals with amusia and other auditory-related diseases.