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Progress in Understanding 'Tone Deafness'

Karen Wise, Professor John Sloboda FBA, and Professor Isabelle Peretz describe recent research into the condition of tone deafness, or ‘congenital amusia’, and consider the phenomenon of those who are not apparently tone deaf but who classify themselves as such.

• Karen Wise, John Sloboda and Isabelle Peretz

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 10, 2007.