binaural phase effect

binaural phase effect

[bī′nȯr·əl ′fāz i′fekt]
(acoustics)
A displacement in the apparent direction of a sound that results when a difference in phase is introduced between otherwise identical sound signals applied to the two ears; the angular displacement from the median plane is proportional to the phase difference.
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