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Re: Computational ASA -- how many sources can humans perceive?

On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Valeriy Shafiro wrote:

> It makes sense that being able to listen to a recording of a real-world
> sound mixture or an orchestra more than once can help to identify
> individual sound sources.
> Possibly some people are just so much better at it than others,
> whether by nature or nurture.
Exactly my question. How much does this ability depend on training and/or
talent? Is anyone able to learn it? Are there any data on this?

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