Problem

Amusia

Other Names:
Misperception of music
Musical memory deficit
Inability to recognize musical melody
Nature:
Misperception of music can follow brain injury, such as stroke. Although the patient can tap out musical rhythm and dance to it, the music sounds distorted and strange.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
27.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST