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It's Friday, so it's time for another Science Friday video... The honk of a horn or the rumble of a truck sounds like noise to most of us. But to Lucy Fitz Gibbon, and others with absolute pitch, there are notes embedded in that noise. Psychiatry professor David Ross, of the Yale School of Medicine, explains what's known about how people acquire this mysterious ability.

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ARTiFactor says:

As I listened to this I hummed the first note that came to me and wondered if it was middle C. That was the same first note they played in the "perfect pitch" exercise. I passed the test, too.

posted on Fri, 04/30/2010 - 4:13pm
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posted on Sat, 05/01/2010 - 12:08pm

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