Slips of the ear: When knowledge deceives perception

Posted by on June 11, 2018 5:37 pm
Categories: health

Misperception of speech results from a weak representation of the difference between what we expect to hear and what is actually said, according to a human neuroimaging study. The research provides new evidence for how the brain creates perceptual illusions when speech is degraded at cocktail parties, in song lyrics or for older listeners.

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