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amusia

 [a-mu´ze-ah]
loss of ability to produce (motor amusia) or to recognize (sensory amusia) musical sounds.

a·mu·si·a

(ă-mū'zē-ă),
A form of aphasia characterized by an inability to produce or recognize music.
[G. a- priv. + mousa, music]

amusia

/amu·sia/ (ah-mu´ze-ah) a form of auditory agnosia in which the patient has lost the ability to recognize or produce music.

amusia

[ə·myo̅o̅′zē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, amousia, want of harmony
an inability to recognize the significance of sounds, manifested as loss of the ability to recognize or produce music.

amusia

The preferred term for the inability to distinguish among different musical notes, making it impossible to sing or play a musical instrument; tone deafness.

Amusia
Sensory amusia—The external input is defective, due to either:
• Inability to read musical notation (musical alexia, music blindness, musical blindness, note blindness, receptive amusia); or
• Inability to interpret musical sounds (a condition for which the term tone deafness is most appropriate).
 
Motor amusia—The internal component or ability to generate music is defective, divided into:
• Vocal amusia; and
• Instrumental amusia.

amusia

Neurology Inability to recognize or produce music. See Tone-deafness.

a·mu·sia

(ā-mū'zē-ă)
A form of aphasia characterized by an inability to produce or recognize music.
[G. a- priv. + mousa, music]
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9] relataram um caso de amusia em uma cantora profissional de tango, apos acidente vascular cerebral.
This would suggest that in spite of it not being possible to place these deficiencies in a diagnostic entity of amusia, it is plausible to consider them a general alteration in musical cognition, analogous to the neuropsychological deficiencies frequently found in patients with TLE in terms of language or memory, (18-20) which are not necessarily qualified as clearly distinguishable aphasia or amnesia.
If you're in the 96% who don't have amusia then you probably have latent music skills you didn't know you have.
One such woman contacted Hutchins and Peretz because she was certain her neighbor had amusia.
Portez 2004 expressed that person who involved amusia cannot explain little change in frequency so they could not identify music voice.
Amusia is not due to any auditory or psychological problem and does not seem to be linked to other neurological disorders.
Luego de realizar multiples pruebas con un grupo de voluntarios, neurologos canadienses se dieron cuenta de que la amusia puede ser resultado de una afeccion ocasionada por fallas en las conexiones de la corteza auditiva del cerebro.
Los afectados de amusia (termino que designa a quienes la musica les parece ruido) podrian dejar de avergonzarse de su incapacidad, si se descubre que se trata de fallas organicas y no de falta de sensibilidad.
Although she made her name with Babes in Toyland, Kat has now formed a new band called Katastrophy Wife, whose debut album Amusia was released on June 25.
Asi, por ejemplo, el trastorno conocido bajo el nombre de amusia, si bien presenta ciertas fluctuaciones en su ubicacion hemisferica (Broca y Omanoff, 1892, citados en Ingenieros, 1907; Adrian, 1991), aparece registrado en el nivel del lobulo temporal derecho (Ostrosky-Solis y Ardila, 1986).
In the 14 articles selected for analysis, MMN was applied in children and teenagers with the following features: difficulty in speech articulation, specific language impairment, auditory processing disorder, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, autism, risk for schizophrenia, psychosis, amusia, phenylketonuria and selective attention.
Singing is seen as one of the easiest music-making activities to join in with - and if you think you're tone-deaf, be aware that only 4% of people actually have amusia - pitch can be learned.