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Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

A hard-science look at the effects of music on the human brain, and a fascinating insight into how and why we are all so captivated by music. Written for the popular readership (ie, not a lot of ... Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - TrenTren - Goodreads

Well,kinda of reading. I bought this is at the Penn Station bookstore not too long after it came out and I have to admit,it is a bit complicated and overly scientific in regards to what I had anticipated. Taking alot longer to digest than I was expecting -not sure how I like it FINISHED! Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Sky Roshay - Goodreads

Great information, good grounding in music theory, but a little weak on the more spiritual side of the effect of music. Got somewhat heavily left-brained, but overall good. Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Arjen - Goodreads

Cool! I needed this, even though it's rather superficial, introductory. Still, I learned many things I did not know, most importantly, probably, that music produces activity in more parts of the brain ... Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Gamp - Goodreads

Covers some really interesting territory, though I found that the writing style vacillated too much between that of popular non-fiction and technical journal article. For example, the chapter ... Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Ray picked this up for me. So far, the first chapter is riveting. I just need to find time to read it. Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Ethan - Goodreads

Pretty technical, but a really good account of the processes that make music and make us all love music. Really a good read for anyone who wants to learn a little about music theory, etc. Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Lise - Goodreads

I loved this book. Some might not appreciate the "theoretical" aspects of the discussion, but for me it seems to explain much. Music is phenomenal poetry. Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - Tracey - Goodreads

781.1 Levitin, 2006 - Browsed at bookstore & Ginnie gave 4 stars A bit of a challenging read for a non-musician/non-scientist, but Levitin does an entertaining job of exploring why humanity is so ... Read full review

Review: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Generally good. A few gems of though are hidden in sections that an accomplished musician / anyone with cognitive neuroscience background would be tempted to skip. But as long as you're content to ... Read full review


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