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Short answer Damage to the inner ear can result in an asymmetric distortion in pitch perception between the two ears. This phenomenon can result in the same tone being perceived as a different pitch by the two ears. Background Damage to the inner ear (the cochlea) can lead to hearing loss. Hearing loss can sometimes lead to changes in perceived pitch. For ...


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Part of what makes speech possible is a complex set of interactions between a number of different muscles that control aspects of producing speech sounds like airflow and mouth shape. Humans are unique in the complexity of the sounds that we can produce. Even if we granted the science-fiction that would be necessary to put a human brain into a chimpanzee and ...


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You should check out the article on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroscience_of_free_will#Other_related_phenomena Though there is still some controversy surrounding some of the experiments, the overall evidence suggests that it's possible to trigger action without awareness, it's possible to manipulate the perception of intention (will) to ...


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This is a very interesting question! I cannot give a definite answer, however. What I can provide is supportive, but indirect evidence for my personal view that peripheral sensory organs are genetically hardwired, and that the brain is the plastic center of the nervous system during development. A 1985 review paper by Boothe et al. mentions that at that ...


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Short answer It depends. Background Because the answer to this question depends heavily on which brain region is stimulated, I will focus on the visual cortex. Electrodes implanted in the primary visual cortex (V1) can generate visual percepts (flashes of light, or phosphenes) in the blind. Specifically, cortical prosthetics placed on V1 can generate ...


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Can dumb human beings speak? No. But can they communicate using human language? Of course! Maybe this question can be answered if we stop thinking about "talking" as speaking our own native tongue. If a human level intelligence existed in a non-human body, it would certainly develop a language to communicate with other members of its species. The fact ...


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Read this paper Storage of Spatial Information by the Maintenance Mechanism of LTP Eva Pastalkova*, Peter Serrano*, Deana Pinkhasova, Emma Wallace, André Antonio Fenton†, Todd Charlton Sacktor† http://www.sciencemag.org/content/313/5790/1141.short It uses a conditioning task that is primarily hippocampal as it is a spatial navigation task. They monitor ...


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This is a complicated question if you stop for a moment to think about it. Evolution is a complicated process. Brains and other part of the bodies actually do not evolve distinctly from each other. We can say they co-evolved if you will... So how did humans get language? How did humans get speech? Did they acquire it together if not which first. There are ...



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