Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

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 age o With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks e...

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Title:Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Author:Oliver Sacks
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:400 pages pages