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Musicophilia

Tales of Music and the Brain

by Oliver Sacks

  • 254 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology Of Music,
  • Psychology,
  • Art & Music Therapy,
  • Creative Ability,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Creative Ability,
  • Instruction & Study - Appreciation,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Music,
  • Physiological aspects,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3830 .S13 2007
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362932M
    ISBN 101400040817
    ISBN 109781400040810
    LC Control Number2007006810
    OCLC/WorldCa225308443, 300393881

    A book that not only contributes to our understanding of the elusive magic of music but also illuminates the strange workings, and misfirings, of the human mind.” —The New York Times“Curious, cultured, caring Musicophilia allows readers to join. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks available in Hardcover on vega-books.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Sacks's compassionate, compelling tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological /5(10).

    detract from this work. This is a highly engaging and informative book. I took great pleasure in reading it. If you are interested in music or science, you will enjoy this new offering from Oliver Sacks. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Revised and Expanded Edition Musicophilia: Tales of. Get this from a library! Musicophilia: tales of music and the brain. [Oliver Sacks] -- "Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us.

    Oct 01,  · Musicophilia audiobook, by Oliver Sacks Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much, much further. Indeed, music occupies more 3/5. Oct 03,  · Music On The Mind: Oliver Sacks' 'Musicophilia' Ever wonder how a song gets stuck in your head? Neurologist Oliver Sacks explains this and other mind-music mysteries in .


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Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a HatCited by: Musicophilia Tales of Music and the Brain. Publication date: (Revised & expanded ) In this Musicophilia book — now revised and expanded for the paperback edition — Dr.

Sacks investigates the power of music to move us, to heal and to haunt us. Nov 03,  · Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks pp, Picador, £ It is a remarkable fact that if I merely type "the Mission: Impossible theme tune" or "Beethoven's Fifth", you.

Sep 23,  · Musicophilia allows readers to join Sacks where he is most alive, amid melodies and with his patients.” —The Washington Post Book World“Sacks has an expert bedside manner: informed but humble, self-questioning, literary without being self-conscious.”—/5.

The neurologist Oliver Sacks has a great book called Musicophilia (and a series of talks available on YouTube) which goes into some really interesting descriptions of the brain's relationship to music. One story involves a man getting hit by lightning and afterward having /5.

Sep 22,  · Musicophilia - Kindle edition by Oliver Sacks. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5().

Jun 04,  · `Musicophilia' is a readable book from Oliver sacks that explores the brain in relation to music. A lot of the book looks at neurological issues where the brain stops working as it should and highlights specific idiosyncrasies of music in the brain.

Things like musical hallucinations after a /5(76). Books by Oliver Sacks. New Everything In Its Place. New The River of Consciousness. Gratitude. On The Move. Hallucinations. The Mind’s Eye. Musicophilia. Oaxaca Journal. Uncle Tungsten. The Island of the Colorblind.

An Anthropologist on Mars. Seeing Voices. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Musicophilia allows readers to join Sacks where he is most alive, amid melodies and with his patients.” —The Washington Post Book World“Sacks has an expert bedside manner: informed but humble, self-questioning, literary without being self-conscious.”—.

Nov 20,  · In his latest book, “Musicophilia,” Dr. Sacks focuses on people afflicted with strange musical disorders or powers — “musical misalignments” that affect their professional and daily Author: Michiko Kakutani.

Musicophilia is the book that should shake our views about musical perception and the role of music for the understanding of human mind. The book is written in the form of reports and accounts and conclusions about cases of severe mental illnesses and their relation to music or musical perception.

Free download or read online Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Oliver Sacks.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this non fiction, music story are. The book has been awarded with /5. Sep 01,  · Musicophilia is an absolutely phenomenal book, and will be of interest to anyone fascinated by music, mysteries of the mind, and the human condition.

Sacks covers 29 different topics, ranging from synesthesia, to musical hallucinations, to savants, and vega-books.com by: Musicophilia - Kindle edition by Oliver Sacks. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note. eBook PHP Free ebook pdf and epub download directory. Musicophilia Pdf. E-Book Review and Description: Revised and Expanded. Sep 02,  · In Musicophilia, he examines the powers of music through the individual experiences of patients, musicians and everyday people - those struck by affliction, unusual talent and even, in one case, by lightning - to show not only that music occupies more areas of our brain than language does, but also that it can torment, calm, organize and heal/5(K).

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Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition.

In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.” Among them: a man struck by lightning who suddenly desires to become a pianist at the 4/5(8).

The title of Oliver Sacks’s book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain addresses this very issue. In the preface, Sacks states: “This propensity to music shows itself in infancy, is. Oct 16,  · ‎ Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition.

In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of wh /5(25). What does Musicophilia show about science's ability to resolve intriguing quirks and mysteries? What do the new technology Sacks describes portend for future discoveries about how the brain works?

Does Musicophilia offer a new way of understanding what makes us human? Which facts, theories, or speculations did you find particularly.Musicophilia: Tales Of Music And The Brain () About book: Have you ever experienced an “ear worm” – i.e., a melody “stuck” in your head?

Have you ever found yourself humming or whistling a tune for no reason, then thought back to the lyrics or theme of that song and realized it had something to do with what’s on your mind?Musicophilia Tales of Music and the Brain (Book): Sacks, Oliver: "Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition.

In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls "musical misalignments." Among them: a man struck by lightning who suddenly desires to become a pianist at the age of forty-two; an entire group of children with Williams.