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So it’s not the Asian genetic heritage but rather learning a tonal language that makes having perfect pitch more likely. (Location 91)

In short, perfect pitch is not the gift, but, rather, the ability to develop perfect pitch is the gift—and, as nearly as we can tell, pretty much everyone is born with that gift. (Location 124)

But since the 1990s brain researchers have come to realize that the brain—even the adult brain—is far more adaptable than anyone ever imagined, and this gives us a tremendous amount of control over what our brains are able to do. (Location 132)

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Why are some people so amazingly good at what they do? (Location 146)

through dedicated training that drives changes in the brain (and sometimes, depending on the ability, in the body) that make it possible for them to do things that they otherwise could not. (Location 148)

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