Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2010

520 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199755301

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Winner of the 2008 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award

Music, Language, and the Brain

First Edition

Aniruddh D. Patel

  • The first scientific book about music-language relations from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience
  • Argues that music and language share deep and critical connections, challenging the traditional belief that music and language are processed independently
  • Synthesizes research in linguistics, cognitive science, music cognition, and neuroscience
  • Companion website provides sound and music examples referenced in text

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