Chinese tones (Bruno Repp )

Subject: Chinese tones
From:    Bruno Repp  <repp(at)ALVIN.HASKINS.YALE.EDU>
Date:    Thu, 10 May 2001 09:54:52 -0700

Lonce Wyse wrote: >p.s. Related topic: I believe Bruno Repp (among others) found that pitch >in Chinese is processed in areas of the brain associated with language >rather than with music. Not, not me, alas. But the statement is correct, I believe (though I have not kept up with the recent literature in this area). See, for example Packard, J. L. (1986). Tone production deficits in nonfluent aphasic Chinese speech. Brain and Language, 29, 212-223. --Bruno Bruno H. Repp Research Scientist Haskins Laboratories 270 Crown Street New Haven, CT 06511-6695 Tel. (203) 865-6163, ext. 236 FAX (203) 865-8963 e-mail: repp(at)

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