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Better Than Drugs! (Not That I Would Know)

I found Levitin’s This is Your Brain on Music to be quite an enjoyable read. I was surprised to find that society has such a large impact on our musical tastes, especially since I would consider mine somewhat unconventional. 269 more words

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My Brain on Music

This book was a very interesting read. At times the content got dry, but almost every time I got bored the prose picked back up again with a new interesting fact, statistic, or observation. 274 more words

This is your brain on music... (Blog Entry 5)

Blog Entry 5

This is your brain on music…

Now that we’ve completed This is Your Brain on Music, let’s talk a little bit about it! 208 more words

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Guilty pleasure! (Blog Entry 4)

In contrast with our last post… strike that, reverse it. Guilty pleasure!

Don’t be shy… you can admit it. That one song that you LOVE, even though you perhaps feel that you shouldn’t (because… it’s overplayed, it’s corny, it breaks with your usual music taste, it’s a “bad” song, etc.). 213 more words

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This Is Your Brain on Music

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. 927 more words

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Daniel J. Levitin Quote.

Levitin, D. J. (2006). This is your brain on music: The science of a human obsession. New York, N.Y: Dutton.

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Spooky Music - How music theory and human pyschology combine to create moods of music

So what is it about certain songs that makes all of us get the creeps?

That was the question posed on the Science Friday segment “ 338 more words

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