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This Is Your Brain on Music

The Science of a Human Obsession

by Daniel J. Levitin

Paperback, 322 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 |

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This Is Your Brain on Music
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The Science of a Human Obsession
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Daniel J. Levitin

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Explores the relationship between the mind and music by drawing on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss such topics as the sources of musical tastes and the brain's responses to music.