Sound Lecture

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What is Science? Sound?
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Sound? Can same considerations about “seeing” be applied to listening? Is listening active, a skill and theory laden?
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Sound Check Listen to this sound – write down what you think it is. This is the sound of a space-ship “by pass” from Star Wars Like observations which can be described in multiple ways so too can sounds.
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Possible Sound Reports WHICH REPORT IS CORRECT? I hear a sound in 201 I hear a loud roaring sound I hear a spaceship sound I hear the Star Wars Spaceship sound I hear the Millenium Falcon sound
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Recall the “face slide” generated several different observation reports I observed : “an overhead in 201”, “black and white splodges”, “a face”, “a Chinese mountain range” there are many possible sound reports which can be given too
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Summary Important terms you should have learnt Theory-ladeness Interpretative flexibility
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BUT WHAT DO YOU REALLY HEAR? Most sound-effects heard in movies are emulations of sounds. The recorded sound is too wimpy – listen
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2007 for the course S&TS 2011 taught by Professor Pinch,t. during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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