Music Training and Education Slow the Deterioration of Music Perception Produced by Presbycusis in the Elderly

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Moreno-Gómez, Felipe N. ; Véliz, Guillermo ; Rojas, Marcos ; Martínez, Cristián ; Olmedo, Rubén ; Panussis, Felipe ; Dagnino-Subiabre, Alexies ; Delgado, Carolina ; Delano, Paul H. (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, volume 9 (issn: 1663-4365, eissn: 1663-4365)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00149, pmc: PMC5437118
  • Subject: MBEA | music | presbycusis | music perception | Neuroscience | elderly | Original Research | aging | amusia
    mesheuropmc: humanities | behavioral disciplines and activities

The perception of music depends on the normal function of the peripheral and central auditory system. Aged subjects without hearing loss have altered music perception, including pitch and temporal features. Presbycusis or age-related hearing loss is a frequent condition... View more
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