Re: More on resonant teeth and absolute pitch ("Daniel J. Levitin" )

Subject: Re: More on resonant teeth and absolute pitch
From:    "Daniel J. Levitin"  <levitin(at)CCRMA.STANFORD.EDU>
Date:    Thu, 29 Oct 1998 14:40:56 -0800

> >Do canines exhibit AP? Possibly not, unless the stimuli were played >through woofers. > Just to set the record straight (and prevent anyone from barking up the wrong tree), canines do have AP. Wolves in the wild use the absolute pitch of the fundamental frequency of a wolf call to identify whether the howler is friend or foe, known or unknown. See Tooze, et al, (1990). Individually distinct vocalizations in timber wolves, canis lupus. Animal Behavior, 40, 723-730. ============================================== Daniel J. Levitin, M.Sc., Ph.D. Phone: (650) 723-4971 CCRMA/Dept. of Music FAX: (650) 723-8468 Stanford University email: levitin(at) Stanford, CA 94305 Visiting Scholar, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics Home Page: ================================================ McGill is running a new version of LISTSERV (1.8d on Windows NT). Information is available on the WEB at

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