Re: Pitch orientation-discriminating feature detectors? (Bret Aarden )

Subject: Re: Pitch orientation-discriminating feature detectors?
From:    Bret Aarden  <aarden.1(at)OSU.EDU>
Date:    Thu, 19 Sep 2002 13:30:51 -0400

I recently heard a talk by Shihab Shamma on the work his lab at the University of Maryland has been doing with ferrets. They found primary auditory cortex cells with preferential response to various frequency change rates and directions, and various bandwidths. The abstract is here: <> And a technical report is here: <> Hope that helps, -Bret Aarden. >Dear list, > >Do we happen to know of anything indicating the existence of >pitch-orientation selective cells in any species, eg cell-assemblies >responding specifically to, say, upward moving pitch, rather than >downward movement? > >A further question: do we happen to know whether pitch difference >sensitivity responds to orientation of movement? > >Many thanks for any pointers. > >-- eliot > >--- >Eliot Handelman PhD >Montreal, Canada -- __________________________________________________________________________ Bret Aarden 1500 E 4th St, Dayton, OH 45403 Home: 614/361-8628 Graduate Student, School of Music, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory Lab: 614/292-7321

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