Measure your pitch perception abilities in three minutes!

This adaptive pitch test will play a series of two short tones and ask you if the second tone is higher or lower than the first tone. This test measures your pitch perception abilities by adapting to your responses: The better you are, the closer and closer the stimuli will be. As you advance in the test, it may sound as if the two tones are identical. This is never the case: they will always be a different pitch, even if that difference is imperceptible.

This test was developed while working as a researcher at the Music and Neuroimaging laboratory at Beth Israel/Harvard Medical School. This is the first time this test has ever been made available online.

Keyboard shortcuts: up/down arrows to choose if the second tone is higher or lower, and the space bar replays the tones.

You will need Flash 8 or 9 for this test.

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