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The Resource This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession, Daniel J. Levitin

This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession, Daniel J. Levitin

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This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession
Title
This is your brain on music
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the science of a human obsession
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Daniel J. Levitin
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eng
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
ML3830
LC item number
.L38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
This is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession, Daniel J. Levitin
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-300) and index
Contents
Introduction: I love music and I love science-- why would I want to mix the two? -- What is music? : from pitch to timbre -- Foot tapping : discerning rhythm, loudness, and harmony -- Behind the curtain : music and the mind machine -- Anticipation : what we expect from Liszt (and Ludacris) -- You know my name, look up the number : how we categorize music -- After dessert, Crick was still four seats away from me : music, emotion, and the reptilian brain -- What makes a musician? : expertise dissected -- My favorite things : why do we like the music we like? -- The music instinct : evolution's #1 hit
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vi, 314 p.
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9780525949695
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2006009055
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(OCoLC)65197831

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