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Unformatted text preview: The complex tone is louder because the individual components, while only half the sound pressure and at 54 dB each, are treated individually. Since sound pressures when analyzed together are not additive and the loudness is a logarithmic function of sound pressure, multiple loudnesses are louder than multiple sound pressures adding to one loudness....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYC 4165 taught by Professor Harvey,lew during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08