Other experiments show that the ear can detect only about 7° of ...
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Other experiments show that the ear can detect only about 7° of loudness and 7° of pitch or only 49 pitch-loudness combinations. This is not too far from the number of phonemes (the smallest unit in a language that distinguishes one utterance from another) which can be detected in a languag Note:
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How much is 7° of pitch? The ear easily discriminates 12 degrees in an octave.
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