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October 9, 2019

Musical Note Perception Can Depend on Culture

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Today's Nerdy Curio is brought to you by 60-Second Science. Western ears consider a pitch at double the frequency of a lower pitch to be the same note an octave higher. The Tsimane’, an indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon basin, do not.

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Aired September 25, 2019

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