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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.
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 7 hours ago by John Peter Thoma
excellent book- a "must-read" several times. reading the book and fitting the information I learned into what I already know will have a positive impact on my teaching and... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Dr. Carl Smith
Purchased for granddaughter's fiance' who is studying music and this book came highly recommended for him to read.Published 1 month ago by Diana S. Winsor
This would work as a multimedia presentation but fails as a book. Extremely dry and difficult to read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by O. Hansen
This is a great book. Fascinating, well written and good for those with knowledge of music and science and those without. Recommended.Published 1 month ago by J. A. Jarman
Great Book! I had to read it for English class, and i actually enjoyed it. I would give it 5 stars just for being a good non-fiction bookPublished 1 month ago by Teri J Brooke
I like to start my reviews while I am still reading the books.
Not exactly, actually. I read first the 'bad review' since it has been written by someone not influenced... Read more