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Rhythm, music, and the brain : scientific foundations and clinical applications

Author: Michael Thaut
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Studies on new music research, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recent advances in study of the human brain have revealed music's unexpected importance to modern cognitive neuroscience. Rhythm, Music, and the Brain unites art and science to examine the integral role played specifically by rhythm in our perception of music and its known neurobiological foundations. The text provides a thorough examination of the current state of research, including the biomedical applications of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Thaut
ISBN: 0415973708 9780415973700
OCLC Number: 58451778
Description: x, 247 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The structure of rhythm: the essence of time in music --
Aesthetics and psychobiology --
The neural dynamics of rhythm --
Biomedical research in music --
Rhythm-driven optimization of motor control --
Music in therapy and medicine: from social science to neuroscience --
Neurologic music therapy in sensorimotor rehabilitation --
Neurologic music therapy in speech and language rehabilitation --
Neurologic music therapy in cognitive rehabilitation.
Series Title: Studies on new music research, 7.
Responsibility: Michael H. Thaut.

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Rhythm, Music and the Brain compiles the current knowledge in the arts and sciences on this rapidly exanding field, and systematically reviews our current state of study about the brain and music,  Read more...
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