Brain and Music

Brain and Music

by Stefan Koelsch
     
 

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A comprehensive survey of the latest neuroscientific research into the effects of music on the brain

  • Covers a variety of topics fundamental for music perception, including musical syntax, musical semantics, music and action, music and emotion
  • Includes general introductory chapters to engage a broad readership, as well as a wealth of detailed

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A comprehensive survey of the latest neuroscientific research into the effects of music on the brain

  • Covers a variety of topics fundamental for music perception, including musical syntax, musical semantics, music and action, music and emotion
  • Includes general introductory chapters to engage a broad readership, as well as a wealth of detailed research material for experts
  • Offers the most empirical (and most systematic) work on the topics of neural correlates of musical syntax and musical semantics
  • Integrates research from different domains (such as music, language, action and emotion both theoretically and empirically, to create a comprehensive theory of music psychology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119943112
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Stefan Koelsch is Professor of Music Psychology at the Freie University Berlin. He is a former post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School, and led an independent Junior Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig. His main areas of research are neurocognition of music, music and emotion, and music therapy.

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