Brain and Music

Brain and Music

Stefan Koelsch

A comprehensive survey of the latest neuroscientific research into the effects of music on the brain

  • Covers a variety of topics fundamental for music perception, including musical syntax, musical semantics, music and action, music and emotion
  • Includes general introductory chapters to engage a broad readership, as well as a wealth of detailed research material for experts
  • Offers the most empirical (and most systematic) work on the topics of neural correlates of musical syntax and musical semantics
  • Integrates research from different domains (such as music, language, action and emotion both theoretically and empirically, to create a comprehensive theory of music psychology

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  • Brain and Music