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Research Article

Evidence for Shared Cognitive Processing of Pitch in Music and Language

  • Tyler K. Perrachione mail,

    tkp@bu.edu (TKP); evelina9@mit.edu(EGF)

    Affiliation: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Evelina G. Fedorenko mail,

    tkp@bu.edu (TKP); evelina9@mit.edu(EGF)

    Affiliation: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Louis Vinke,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Edward Gibson,

    Affiliation: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Laura C. Dilley

    Affiliation: Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: August 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073372

About the Authors

Tyler K. Perrachione, Evelina G. Fedorenko, Edward Gibson
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Louis Vinke
Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America
Laura C. Dilley
Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TKP EGF EG LD. Performed the experiments: LV LD. Analyzed the data: TKP. Wrote the manuscript: TKP EGF. Conceived of the research: EGF EG LD.