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It's a phenomenon called Frisson. From the wikipedia page. Frisson (French for 'shiver') is a sensation somewhat like shivering, usually caused by stimuli. It is typically expressed as an overwhelming emotional response combined with piloerection (goosebumps). Stimuli that produce a response are specific to the individual. Frisson is of short ...


The frequency limen, or frequency resolution can be determined in various ways using psychophysical measures. You refer to a simultaneous method, in which two (or more) frequencies are presented at the same time. This has consequences for the test as different frequencies are perceived with different perceived loudness under constant sound pressure levels, ...

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