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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (Book)

Item# 9781400033539


Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain – Revised and Expanded Edition (Book)
By Oliver Sacks

In Musicophilia Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. He examines the effects of music on the brain and how it can transform lives, from the triumphant to the tragic. He offers clinical studies ranging from triumphant to tragic that are inspiring and memorable.

“Sacks provides an erudite look at the notion that humans are truly a "musical species." - Amazon.com Review – Amazon Best of the Month, December 2007

About the Author:
Oliver Sacks was born in London and educated in London, Oxford, California, and New York. A professor of neurology and psychiatry at Columbia University, his books include Awakenings, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
 

  • Paperback: 425 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage; Revised & enlarged edition (September 23, 2008)
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 1.2 inches

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