This Is Your Brain on Music

This Is Your Brain on Music : The Science of a Human Obsession

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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 responses to music, and the cultural origins of musical senses. Simultaneous with more

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  • CD-Audio
  • 134.62 x 147.32 x 20.32mm | 68.04g
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • 0143142321
  • 9780143142324
  • 1,395,955

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"Why human beings make and enjoy music is, in Levitin's telling, a delicious story."show more

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