This is your brain on music : understanding a human obsession / Daniel Levitin.
Publication year: 2008
Publisher: London : Atlantic,
ISBN: 9781843547167 (pbk.) : 1843547163 (pbk.) :
Originally published: New York: Dutton, 2006; London: Atlantic, 2007.
This text offers a comprehensive explanation of how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. It reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born and explains why music can offer such an emotional experience.
vi, 322 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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