Diana Deutsch

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch among American and Chinese conservatory students: prevalence differences, and evidence for a speech-related critical period
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:719-22. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Absolute pitch is associated with a large auditory digit span: a clue to its genesis
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1859-61. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The octave illusion revisited again
    Diana Deutsch
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 30:355-64. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Illusory transformation from speech to song
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:2245-52. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The pitch levels of female speech in two Chinese villages
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:EL208-13. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Absolute pitch among students in an American music conservatory: association with tone language fluency
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2398-403. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Pitch circularity from tones comprising full harmonic series
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:589-97. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The glissando illusion and handedness
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:2981-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Music perception
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Front Biosci 12:4473-82. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Absolute pitch correlates with high performance on musical dictation
    Kevin Dooley
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:890-3. 2010

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch among American and Chinese conservatory students: prevalence differences, and evidence for a speech-related critical period
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:719-22. 2006
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  2. doi request reprint Absolute pitch is associated with a large auditory digit span: a clue to its genesis
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1859-61. 2013
    ..It is conjectured that a large auditory memory span, including memory for speech sounds, facilitates the development of associations between pitches and their verbal labels early in life, so promoting the acquisition of AP...
  3. ncbi request reprint The octave illusion revisited again
    Diana Deutsch
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 30:355-64. 2004
    ..The findings confirm that an octave difference is generally perceived, and they agree with the model of Deutsch (1975a) but are at variance with the diplacusis hypothesis...
  4. doi request reprint Illusory transformation from speech to song
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:2245-52. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the renditions following ten presentations were even closer to a hypothesized representation in terms of a simple tonal melody than they were to the original spoken phrase...
  5. doi request reprint The pitch levels of female speech in two Chinese villages
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:EL208-13. 2009
    ..The overall pitch levels in the two villages differed significantly, supporting the conjecture that pitch levels of speech are influenced by a mental representation acquired through long-term exposure to the speech of others...
  6. doi request reprint Absolute pitch among students in an American music conservatory: association with tone language fluency
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2398-403. 2009
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that the acquisition of AP by tone language speakers involves the same process as occurs in the acquisition of a second tone language...
  7. doi request reprint Pitch circularity from tones comprising full harmonic series
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:589-97. 2008
    ..The findings support the argument that musical pitch should be characterized as varying along two dimensions: the monotonic dimension of pitch height and the circular dimension of pitch class...
  8. ncbi request reprint The glissando illusion and handedness
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:2981-8. 2007
    ..Non-right-handers (n=42) perceived the illusion in statistically different ways. The handedness correlates and other implications of the glissando illusion are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Music perception
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Front Biosci 12:4473-82. 2007
    ..Furthermore, there are striking differences between listeners in the perception of certain musical passages. Implications of these findings are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Absolute pitch correlates with high performance on musical dictation
    Kevin Dooley
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:890-3. 2010
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that AP is associated with proficiency in performing other musical tasks, and run counter to the claim that it confers a disadvantage in the processing of relative pitch...
  11. doi request reprint Absolute pitch correlates with high performance on interval naming tasks
    Kevin Dooley
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:4097-104. 2011
    ..Furthermore, no evidence was found that this absolute pitch avantage depended on key, interval size, or musical context...
  12. ncbi request reprint Overall pitch height as a cue for lexical tone perception
    Jing Shen
    Dept of Psych, Univ of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2570. 2011
    ..This effect was most extreme for tones 1 and 3. These findings suggest that overall pitch height serves as a cue for identifying lexical tones and further strengthens the link between absolute pitch and lexical tone perception...
  13. ncbi request reprint Large-scale direct-test study reveals unexpected characteristics of absolute pitch
    Diana Deutsch
    Dept of Psychol, Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2398. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the special status for note A that had been hypothesized by others was not found, even for orchestral performers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch among students in an American music conservatory: Association with tone language fluency
    Diana Deutsch
    Dept of Psychol, Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093Univ of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2683. 2009
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that the acquisition of AP by tone language speakers involves the same process as occurs in the acquisition of a second tone language...
  15. doi request reprint On-line perception of Mandarin Tones 2 and 3: evidence from eye movements
    Jing Shen
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3016-29. 2013
    ..The findings support the view that lexical tone perception is an incremental process, in which pitch height at critical points serves as an important cue...
  16. ncbi request reprint Absolute pitch is associated with a large auditory digit span: A clue to its genesis
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1886. 2012
    ..0015, 1-tailed). The AP possessors also marginally outperformed the nonpossessors on the visual digit span test; however this difference was nonsignificant. These new findings provide a clue to a genetic component of AP...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity versus early environment: comment on 'Early childhood music education and predisposition to absolute pitch: teasing apart genes and environment' by Peter K. Gregersen, Elena Kowalsky, Nina Kohn, and Elizabeth West Marvin [2000]
    Trevor Henthorn
    Am J Med Genet A 143:102-3; author reply 104-5. 2007