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Daniel J. Levitin

This Is Your Brain On Music: Understanding A Human Obsession


Explains how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, this work reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born, and explains why music can offer such an emotional experience.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2008
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Pages: 328
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781843547167
ISBN 10: 1843547163

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This Is Your Brain On Music: Understanding A Human Obsession