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Human auditory cortical responses to pitch and to pitch strength

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Human auditory cortical responses to pitch and to pitch strength. / Barker, Daphne; Plack, Christopher J.; Hall, Deborah A.

In: NeuroReport, Vol. 22, No. 3, 16.02.2011, p. 111-115.

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Barker, Daphne ; Plack, Christopher J. ; Hall, Deborah A. / Human auditory cortical responses to pitch and to pitch strength. In: NeuroReport. 2011 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 111-115.

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