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Re: Lower frequency limit for pitch perception

On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Eric W. Healy wrote:

> Using repeated gaussian noises as stimuli, Warren has described the
> perceptual characteristics of various repetition rates.  While repetition

> At 01:15 PM 4/26/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >Below a certain frequency, periodic sounds are no longer perceived as
> having pitch; instead, they have a rough or pulsating quality (these are
> probably not the right words). But where exactly is this lower boundary for

There are no right words, only commonly understood ones.
Warren used gorgeously colourful terms like "whooshing" and
"motorboating" to describe these effects.



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