This Is Your Brain On Music: Understanding A Human Obsession
Publish date: April 1st 2008
Pages no: 276
Edition language: English
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DNF I can't do this. too much music theory. this book promised to be interesting and it failed. April 6, 2012
Clearly written and entertaining account of current findings in neuroscience as it relates to how we hear, remember, and respond to music. Well worth a re-read, too.
In this unprecedented meeting of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscietist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music -- its performances, its compositions, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it -- and the human brain. Drawing on the lastest research Levitin reveals:- How composers ex...