the capacity to recognize modifications in noise based upon pitch. It is more properly referred to as frequency discrimination because of uncertainty that the discrimination is based upon the subjective trait of pitch.

PITCH DISCRIMINATION: "Pitch discrimination isn't as easy of a task to master by those with untrained ears."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PITCH DISCRIMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pitch-discrimination/ (accessed November 28, 2020).