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Reflections on the musical mind : an evolutionary perspective

Reflections on the musical mind : an evolutionary perspective

Author: Jay Schulkin
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

What's so special about music? We experience it internally, yet at the same time it is highly social. Music engages our cognitive/affective and sensory systems. We use music to communicate with one  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Schulkin
ISBN: 9781299718159 1299718159 9781400849031 1400849039
OCLC Number: 881660884
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations
Contents: Music and the brain : an evolutionary context --
Bird brains, social contact, and song --
Human song : dopamine, syntax, and morphology --
Musical expectations, probability, and aesthetics --
Musical expression, memory, and the brain --
Development, music, and social contact --
Music and dance
Responsibility: Jay Schulkin.


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"Complex though the subject is, Schulkin writes with the general reader in mind, balancing and contextualizing scientific particularities with cross-disciplinary discussions of musicology, wider Read more...

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