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Even if you know nothing about music at all, there is a good chance that you will find this book hard to put down.
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.
The author explains how rhythm, tone and pitch have been parts of the human experience. Fascinating study of music's effect of neuronal development.Published 6 days ago by Lee Bennett
Interesting subject. The writer likes to drop names a bit too frequently as if his association with famous people might give him more credibility. It doesn't.Published 1 month ago by Mantelclock
While a science background is helpful, and a music background is very helpful, I doubt nonscientists or nonmusicians would have trouble with this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Peter Klevberg
The book is poorly organized, the writing style is tedious, it is full of pseudo-science (did you know that music appreciation helped the human species survive? Read morePublished 1 month ago by DannyG