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  • Glenn Sumi

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainHave you ever experienced an “ear worm” – ie a melody “stuck” in your head? Have you ever found yourself humming or whistling a tune for no reason then thought back to the lyrics or theme of that song and realized it had something to do with what’s on your mind? Have you ever tried to remember what letter comes after another in the alphabet and found yourself singing that “ABC” song from childhood? Check check and checkAll of these are explored in Musicophilia a fascinating series of essays by Dr Oliver Sacks Awakenings The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat His writing is clear civilized and genial if occasionally repetitive and dryly scientific A ruthless editor might have helpedDrawing from than half a century of clinical work as a neurologist Sacks


  • Sarah

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainSacks is for me a perfect meeting of a science writer and a writer of creative non fiction He has an eual interest in telling an affecting human story and with exploring how and why the brain works While lots of science writing is dry and objective as it should be and while mainstream feature writing often ignores the complicated science stuff Sacks is a rare talent who has a penchant for story telling and for explaining the ne


  • India M. Clamp

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainSacks relives the pathologies of musical response in his patients while working at Beth Abraham Hospital He describes music as a panacea and says “they were liberated by music” This applies to patients with dementia and those suffering from Williams Syndrome Despite low I he honors them in kind descriptive terms having wide mouths upturned noses and a true adoration of music “We humans are a musical species no less than a linguistic onewe perceive tones timbre pitch intervals melodic contours harmony perhaps most elementally rhythm We integrate all of these and


  • Jafar

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainThis book was interesting I guess Lots of anecdotes about the effect of music on behavior and personality but not enough analysis Sacks usual


  • fourtriplezed

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainMusic responseMusic that triggers some kind of responseI have what you want I have what you needSo sang the Chemical Brothers with what was the entire vocal and lyric content of their song Music Response With those three lines sang over and over again to a heavy dance laden beat they make a good soundtrack for the content of this good read on music and the brain Author Oliver Sacks I suspect would not have known who The Chemical Brothers were but I think he would have understood the meaning considering the depth of subject Music has played a huge part of my life Not as a player very poor 3 chord thrash as a youth was about it but as a huge consumer My parents had a diverse mix of classical and jazz for me to devour as a young boy My mum’s sister was a Beatles fan


  • Jason

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainIt’s not a common characteristic but I recommend this book for all environments where you read Coffee shop living room park bench subway or to ignore your spouse it receives my seal of 4 stars Musicophilia is a lurid but respectable look into the brains and lives of people that appear normal on the outside but have strong strange and intractable relationships to music The relationship is sometimes harmful often incomprehensible sometimes therapeutic even charming but always unforgettable And that’s the bottom line here for this book incredibly interesting highly readable and a


  • Lynne King

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the Brain I was flying forwards Bewildered I looked around I saw my own body on the ground I said to myself ‘Oh shit I’m dead’ I saw people converging on the body I saw a woman – she had been standing waiting to use the phone right behind me position he


  • Keith Putnam

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainI am a huge sucker for pop science about human consciousness Sacks unfortunately has the habit of boring me with far too many anecdotes which he fails to link in any progression of Greater Understanding


  • Kelly

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainThis was unexpectedly touching I'm glad I finally read it Review to come


  • Joshua Nomen-Mutatio

    READER ´ DOC Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainFREE ´ OLIVER SACKS Musicophilia Tales of Music and the BrainThe neurologist Oliver Sacks has a great book called Musicophilia and a series of talks available on YouTube which goes into some really interesting descriptions of the brain's relationship to music One story involves a man getting hit by lightning and afterward having a newly acuired and deeply profound love of music almost any music too profound to the point that he would feel a euphoria akin to religio mystical rapture or an extremely pleasurable drug experience in all situations if music began to play And then the depressing opposite of this a woman who hated all music because it all literally sounded like pots and pans clanking around Her brain simply couldn't sort out the freuencies properlyFull Lecture by Oliver Sacks on Musicophilia clips on the same subjectAmusia total inability to hear music as musicMusic Therapy and Parkinson'sThe Power of RhythmStrokes Language and Music o