Kubovy Perception Lab
UVA Lab

Competition between the perception of temporal groups of 3
and temporal groups of 2



PitchTimeExample*Response prob.
Diff (semitone)Group into|b| - |a|Group into
2Pairs0.01None p(P) = 1
0.01Triples p(P) ≈ 1
0.02 ??
0.04
0.08
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1
3Pairs0.01None p(P) = 1
0.01Triples p(P) ≈ 1
0.02 ??
0.04
0.08
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1
6Pairs0.08Triples ??
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1

* All examples decelerate to regular tempo

 




PitchTimeExample*Response prob.
Diff (semitone)Group into|b| - |a|Group into
2Triples0.00None p(P) = 1
0.01Pairs p(P) ≈ 1
0.02 ??
0.04
0.08
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1
3Triples0.00None p(P) = 1
0.01Pairs p(P) ≈ 1
0.02 ??
0.04
0.08
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1
6Triples0.08Pairs ??
0.12 p(T) ≈ 1

* All examples decelerate to regular tempo

 

See demo of Competition between the perception of pitch-homogeneous temporal groups of and pitch-varied temporal groups of 2