AUDITORY ACUITY

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the ability to detect and discriminate between different, sometimes similar-sounding sounds. For example, auditory frequency acuity is the ability to distinguish between sounds that differ in their frequency composition.

AUDITORY ACUITY: "A person with good auditory acuity has the ability to distinguish between different frequencies of sound."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUDITORY ACUITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-acuity/ (accessed December 3, 2021).

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