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Musical Talent

Pitch perception appears to be associated with an associative auditory area of the brain (asymmetry of the planum temporale). The immediate and correct recognition of the musical pitch, an auditory tone without an external reference, is rare autosomal dominant factor in the human populations and it is called the perfect or absolute pitch (AP). The heritability of musical ability appears high (70-80). The development of this ability is favored by early musical