UW News

Bonnie Lau


November 21, 2017

Pitch imperfect? How the brain decodes pitch may improve cochlear implants

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    Picture yourself with a friend in a crowded restaurant. The din of other diners, the clattering of dishes, the muffled notes of background music, the voice of your friend, not to mention your own – all compete for your brain’s attention. For many people, the brain can automatically distinguish the noises, identifying the…