“Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain” by Oliver Sacks

A comprehensive overview of the various aspects of musicality and the relationship between music and the mind, especially emotion and memory. Although I didn’t gain any further insights into the neural correlates of musicality (than what I’ve already learned from his other book “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat”), I enjoyed stories of people whose lives are intimately bound with and affected by music.

Links

  1. Oliver Sacks talks about Musicophilia on NPR
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