This Is Your Brain On Music

Author: Daniel J. Levitin
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ISBN: 9781439559802
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A scientific exploration of the relationship between the mind and music draws on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss such topics as the sources of musical tastes, the brain's discernible ...

This Is Your Brain On Music

Author: Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101218914
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Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to Van Halen, he reveals: • How composers produce some of the most pleasurable effects of listening to music by exploiting the way our brains ...

This Is Your Brain On Music

Author: Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525949695
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Explores the relationship between the mind and music by drawing on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss topics such as the sources of musical tastes and the brain's responses to music.

This Is Your Brain On Music

Author: Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857895141
Size: 22.35 MB
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Music is an obsession at the heart of human nature, even more fundamental to our species than language. In This Is Your Brain On Music Levitin offers nothing less than a new way to understand it, and its role in human life.

Music Language And The Brain

Author: Aniruddh D. Patel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019989017X
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This volume provides the first synthesis, arguing that music and language share deep and critical connections, and that comparative research provides a powerful way to study the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying these uniquely ...

Brain And Music

Author: Stefan Koelsch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470683406
Size: 55.44 MB
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This book offers a comprehensive survey of the current state of knowledge in the cross-disciplinary field of music psychology.

The World In Six Songs

Author: Daniel Levitin
Publisher: Penguin Canada
ISBN: 0143173030
Size: 26.37 MB
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Daniel Levitin showcases his daring theory of “six songs,” illuminating how the brain evolved to play and listen to music in six fundamental forms—for knowledge, friendship, ceremony, joy, comfort, and love.

Language Music And The Brain

Author: Michael A. Arbib
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262018101
Size: 30.18 MB
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This book explores the relationships between language, music, and the brain by pursuing four key themes and the crosstalk among them: song and dance as a bridge between music and language; multiple levels of structure from brain to behavior ...

The Music Instinct

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199780075
Size: 72.82 MB
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Now in The Music Instinct, award-winning writer Philip Ball provides the first comprehensive, accessible survey of what is known--and still unknown--about how music works its magic, and why, as much as eating and sleeping, it seems ...

Rhythm Music And The Brain

Author: Michael Thaut
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136762868
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This book will be of interest for the lay and professional reader in the sciences and arts as well as the professionals in the fields of neuroscientific research, medicine, and rehabilitation.