tone deafness

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Synonyms for tone deafness

an inability to distinguish differences in pitch


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Recent findings support the idea that the brain is equipped with music-specific neural networks that could be an option for abnormal results in a disorder, congenital amusia leads to the limiting process music.
Congenital amusia, which affects between 2 and 4% of the population, can manifest itself in various ways: by difficulty in hearing a "wrong note," by singing "out of tune" and sometimes by an aversion to music.
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