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This Is Your Brain on Music

The Science of a Human Obsession

This Is Your Brain on Music( )
Author: Levitin, Daniel J.
Read by: Herrmann, Edward
ISBN:978-0-14-314232-4
Publication Date:Aug 2007
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin AudioBooks
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

A fascinating exploration of the relationship between music and the mind-and the role of melodies in shaping our lives. Whether you load your iPod with Bach or Bono, music has a significant role in your life-even if you never realized it. Why does music evoke such powerful moods? The answers are at last becoming clear, thanks to revolutionary neuroscience and the emerging field of evolutionary psychology. Both a cutting-edge study and a tribute to the beauty of music itself, This Is...
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Book Details
Pages:1
Detailed Subjects: Music / General
Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 5.72 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:0.34 Pounds
Author Biography
Levitin, Daniel J. (Author)
Daniel J. Levitin was born on December 27, 1957 in San Francisco, California. He studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and music at the Berkley College of Music before dropping out of college to become a record producer and professional musician. He returned to school in his thirties, where he studied cognitive psychology/cognitive science, receiving a B.A. from Stanford University in 1992 and a M.Sc. in 1993 and Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Oregon.

He is a cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and author. He runs the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University. He has published extensively in scientific journals and music trade magazines such as Grammy and Billboard. He is also the author of several books including This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs, and The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.

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