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

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4 out of 5
Based on 45,292 Ratings and 1,657 Reviews

Book Description

Music, Science, and the Brain are more closely related than you think. Daniel J. Levitin, James McGill Professor of Psychology and Music at McGill University, shows you why this is.

In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin (The World in Six Songs) explores the connection between music... More

Book Information
PublisherPlume Books
BindingPaperback (22 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages320
ISBN-100452288525
ISBN-13978-0452288522
Publication Date08/28/2007
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About Daniel J. Levitin (Author) : Daniel J. Levitin is a published author. Some of the published credits of Daniel J. Levitin include This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession, This Is Your Brain on Music.
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1/29/2009 Lisa Knasiak said:
Did you ever get a song stuck in your head? Did you ever wonder why some songs just make you tap your foot? This book will explain why. I dont normally read non-fiction, but this book is fascinating. It explains, in terms even I can understand, how music affects your brain -- where it goes and w... more

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