This is your brain on music

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This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession

Levitin, Daniel J.

New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c2006.

vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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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.

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9780525949695 : $24.95

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0525949690 : $24.95

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ML3830 .L38 2006

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781/.11 22

Author:

Levitin, Daniel J.

Title:

This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession / Daniel J. Levitin.

Publisher:

New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c2006.

Physical:

vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-300) and index.

Summary:

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.

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Music--Psychological aspects.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Introduction: I love music and I love science-- why would I want to mix the two? -- What is music? : from pitch to timbre -- Foot tapping : discerning rhythm, loudness, and harmony -- Behind the curtain : music and the mind machine -- Anticipation : what we expect from Liszt (and Ludacris) -- You know my name, look up the number : how we categorize music -- After dessert, Crick was still four seats away from me : music, emotion, and the reptilian brain -- What makes a musician? : expertise dissected -- My favorite things : why do we like the music we like? -- The music instinct : evolution's #1 hit.
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