14-51 Story 2: What is “Beat Deafness?”

 

Synopsis: Some people simply have no rhythm. A small percentage may be “beat deaf,” the rhythmic equivalent of tone deafness, and have a biological deficit in their body’s timing mechanism. Experts discuss the problem and other body timekeeping clocks that may be affected.

Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Mathieu Dion, Montreal TV reporter who suffers from beat deafness. Dr. Caroline Palmer, Professor of Psychology at McGill University in Montreal.

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