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Maybe this is why folks don't li ...

Posted Nov 10 2008 4:23pm

Maybe this is why folks don't like me to sing...BD 

Do people cringe when you sing? You've got company. But researchers have found that only 1 in 20 people truly has amusia, the technical term for tone deafness. Tests have shown that some people with bad singing voices hear music just fine. Amusics are a smaller group with a perceptual problem: They can't pick out differences in pitch or follow the simplest tunes, reports the September 2007 issue of the Harvard Health Letter.

Tone Deafness Not As Common As Many Think

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