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Magnetization (spatial)

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    2 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    Mental spatialization ; the psychological process (in monaural film viewing) of locating a sound’s source in the space of the image, no matter what the real point of origin of the sound in the viewing space is, e.g. one will mentally place a voice as coming from offscreen left, in tandem with visual indications about the person speaking, even though the sound really emanates from a speaker behind the centre of the screen.
    (Source : Chion, Michel. (1994) Audio-Vision : Sound on (...)