• Pitch – Intro to Psychology
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    Pitch – Intro to Psychology

    This wave has the largest, what we call, amplitude which is this distance from this imaginary middle line up to the peak. All these other waves have smaller amplitudes. It’s this amplitude of the wave that controls the loudness and the loudness of a sound is measured in something called decibels.>>So, is amplitude the only way a wave can be different?>>Well, you tell me. Amplitude affects the volume of a sound. Is volume the only property of sound that we can hear?>>Well, no, some are really low and some are really really high, like high pitch voices compared to low pitch voices.>>Exactly, and you’ve said yourself. You used the word…