Dichotic Listening Tests

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Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby Alefgard » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:34 pm UTC

Hi looking for a dichotic listening test other than http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/schuh/lx001/Dichotic/dichotic.html. I took this one and got some pretty odd results and want to take a different one.
I took Ling 105 so I know something about neurolinguistics. Anyway hopefully someone wiser than me can explain why my brain did what it does.

I took it once then again later
Played to Left/Right..........Heard(1st run/2nd)
Cat/tape-----------------------(date/ tate and tat)
glue/ dry-----------------------(dry/dry)
Cover/table---------------------(cover and table)
carrot/salad---------------------(Carrot and salad)
follow/hurry---------------------(follow and hurry)
So do I seem to often pick the left brain word but more often I mix the words. I think I hear both of the two syllable words just because they have two syllables. Anyway hearing "dive/bathe" as "daze" can't be uncommon in people and I'm curious how it is neurally/ area-of-brain-wise explained. The quality of this test probably comes into question (I do have stereo headset)
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Re: Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby Rhymeless » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:13 pm UTC

For what it's worth, I've had a lot of "mixed" words like you (the first bit being the left word, and the rest coming from the right), a couple words basically came out as garbage as I heard them nearly simultaneously, and I got both words in the two-syllable pairs (not very distinctively again, but I could make it out). I don't know of any other similar test, though...

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Re: Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby BrainMagMo » Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:48 am UTC

The site won't load properly for I think.
It's only text.

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Re: Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby Bobber » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:33 am UTC

I think there's a Java applet on the page. Do you have Java installed?
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Re: Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby BrainMagMo » Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:15 pm UTC

Oh is Quicktime. Got it to work.
Most oh the time I heard the ones played into the left ear better, but I got a bunch of mixed ones too.

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Re: Dichotic Listening Tests

Postby skellious » Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:40 am UTC

I got left ear on 8/10, right on 1/10 and a nonsensical answer on 1/10. It would appear that my language processing centre is located in my right hemisphere...
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