|| Faculty reserve.
Material for LSOC-311 (Knowles), MTH-311 (Hanser, Allison), LMSC-271 (Gagne), and MTH-515 (Howland).
|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (p.  - 306) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| What is music? : from pitch to timbre -- Foot tapping : discerning rhythm, loudness, and harmony -- Behind the curtain : music and the mind machine -- Anticipation : what we expect from Liszt (and Ludacris) -- You know my name, look up the number : how we categorize music -- After dessert, crick was still four seats away from me : music, emotion, and the reptilian brain -- What makes a musician? : expertise dissected -- My favorite things : why do we like the music we like? -- The music instinct: evolution's #1 hit.
|| Explores the relationship between the mind and music by drawing on recent findings in the fields of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology to discuss such topics as the sources of musical tastes and the brain's responses to music.
|Original Version Note:
|| Originally published: New York : Dutton, 2006.