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How music can make you better

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Chronicle Books,
Pub. Date:
[2019]
Language:
English
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Why do we love music? How do certain songs comfort us after a break-up, boost our energy during a workout, or unite 50,000 diverse fans? And why are some pieces considered "great music" while others are labeled guilty pleasures? In this slim and accessible field guide, neuroscientist and opera singer Indre Viskontas investigates how our brains extract meaning from sound and the many ways in which music changes us for the better-from deep in our neurons to across our entire society. This compelling follow-up to the popular How Art Can Make You Happy offers fascinating insights and new perspectives to music lovers of all stripes.
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9781452171920
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display_description"Fascinating field guide from neuroscientist and opera singer Indre Viskontas that investigates what music is and how it can change us for the better?from deep in our neurons to across our entire society. Learn how certain songs carry us through a tough workout, comfort us after a breakup, or unite 50,000 diverse fans. A vibrant and smart gift for any audiophile?hip-hop fans, classically trained pianists, or vinyl collectors?readers will think about their favorite songs in a whole new way by the end of this book.? Find out how your mind transforms sounds into human experiences? Discover how music connects us, heals us, and changes us for the better? Learn from renowned musicians, neuroscientists, and authors" --from Goodreads.com
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subject_facetMusic -- Psychological aspects
Music therapy
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