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Is a “spatial shepard tone” possible?

So, I assume everyone here probably is aware of the "shepard tone" audio illusion, which creates the impression of an ever-decreasing or ever-increasing pitch. What I wonder is, if you had a series of ...
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Negative Space / Figure-Ground Perception in Sound

My mind has been preoccupied lately with the concept of negative space and figure-ground perception. As an example of what I'm talking about, check out Rubin's face / vase or the Young Lady / Old Hag. ...
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Audio Illusions

So far I have only come across Shepard-Risset Glissando. Does anyone know more audio illusions/tricks which boggle human brain? Recently I came up with an applied version of Shepard-Risset tone by ...