Daniel Levitin*

This Is Your Brain On Music

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Author Daniel Levitin*
Imprint Atlantic Books
Publisher Grove Atlantic Ltd
Printed by CPI Bookmarque
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First Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 978-1-84354-716-7
Barcode 9 781843 547167
Printer's Key 5 6 7 8 9
Price £8.99
Format Paperback
Publication Location Great Britain
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Page Count 322 pages
Language English
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Chapters Introduction - I Love Music and I Love Science - Why Would I Want to Mix the Two?
1. What Is Music? From Pitch to Timbre
2. Foot Tapping - Discerning Rhythm, Loudness, and Harmony
3. Behind the Curtain - Music and the Mind Machine
4. Anticipation - What We Expect from Liszt (and Ludacris)
5. You Know My Name, Look Up the Number - How We Categorize Music
6. After Dessert, Crick Was Still Four Seats Away from Me - Music, Emotion, and the Reptilian Brain
7. What Makes a Musician? Expertise Dissected
8. My Favorite Things - Why Do We Like the Music We Like?
9. The Music Instinct - Evolution's #1 Hit
Appendices
Bibliographic Notes
Acknowledgements
Index

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