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After reading the book I find myself listening to music in a new way, as I think about the music I'm hearing.
Summary Daniel J. Levitin's "This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession" is an interesting read that exposes how the brain processes music.
It seems as though the author wrote it off the top of his head without researching his points or his examples, and a number of statements are false.
Excellent insight. Neil Dorval | NeilElliott Dorval | http://vimeo.com/user6342443/videosPublished 16 days ago by Leo
This is an important subject for me. I am a believer in music therapy. It could have been written in a less prosaic style. Read morePublished 16 days ago by dan adler
The first half of this book was awful, and I was irritated that the word "brain" even came first in the title. Read morePublished 1 month ago by K. Shay
Levitin is very accomplished neuroscientist and communicates clearly, and well illustrates how music can help the brain to self-organize.Published 1 month ago by Frederick D. Abraham
GREAT BOOK - this is a text book at some major universities. I am interested in how and why we love some music and why it seems to touch us in spite of our cognitive taste. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Peter Thoma