Music to My Ears…and Brain
Posted February 13, 2009on:
I’m bored so I’m running through the latest RCRDLBL free downloads. Here’s what I’m adding:
And speaking of music – today I was at the bookstore and came across This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel Levitin. Levitin, a musician turned neuroscientist, reveals the science behind our preferences for music, among other topics such as:
- Is there a cutoff point for acquiring new tastes in music?
- What do PET scans and MRIs reveal about the brain’s response to music?
- Is musical pleasure different from other kinds of pleasure?
This is yet another book I’m adding to my ‘must read’ list!