Re: tones & perfect pitch...
|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Friday, August 11, 2000, 12:25|
On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Thomas R. Wier wrote:
Whoops! Sorry to dig up an old thread, then. I'll look at that, and
thanks for the lead.
> Yoon Ha Lee wrote:
> > ...sorry if this is leaning toward off-topic, but some time ago I saw an
> > article (in _Time_ or something not particularly scientific) that
> > mentioned a study which showed that a very high proportion of
> > tone-language speakers ended up with perfect pitch. Can anyone
> > confirm/deny this? I don't speak any tonal languages (wish I did) and do
> We actually just had a rather extended discussion on this subject about
> a month ago or so. Here was the article I dug up about it:
> I am not a phoneticist, so I cannot vouch for its truth.