'Musicophilia' Examines Music in the Mind In the book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, neurologist Oliver Sacks explores the relationship between music and the mind. Through a series of clinical case studies, Sacks examines the role of music in our lives.

'Musicophilia' Examines Music in the Mind

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Oliver Sacks has written eleven books, including Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat. Elena Siebert hide caption

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In the book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, neurologist Oliver Sacks explores the relationship between music and the mind.

Through a series of case studies ranging from songs stuck in one's mind to a newfound passion for concert piano after being struck by lightning, the professor of Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the NYU School of Medicine examines the complexity of human beings and the role music plays in our lives.

Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
By Oliver Sacks

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