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Music offers a unique opportunity to better understand the organization of the human brain. Like language, music exists in all human societies. Like language, music is a complex, rule-governed activity that seems specific to humans, and associated with a specific brain architecture. Yet unlike most other high-level functions of the human brain--and unlike language--music i ...more
Paperback, 484 pages
Published October 2nd 2003 by Oxford University Press, USA
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“Perhaps, however, music retains a survival role in adults in that it allows the ‘practice’ of feeling emotions without having to risk the consequences of acting on these emotions.” 0 likes
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