Allen Braun

Jun. 13, 2008

Tune Deafness and the Brain

What's going on in the brains of tune deaf people who just can't distinguish a correct note from an incorrect one?

music, brain, consciousness

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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