Music, Language, and the Brain

Music, Language, and the Brain

Aniruddh D. Patel

within the first finished research of the connection among tune and language from the point of view of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel demanding situations the frequent trust that song and language are processed independently. on the grounds that Plato's time, the connection among tune and language has attracted curiosity and debate from quite a lot of thinkers. lately, clinical study in this subject has been becoming speedily, as students from different disciplines, together with linguistics, cognitive technological know-how, song cognition, and neuroscience are attracted to the music-language interface as a method to discover the level to which assorted psychological talents are processed through separate mind mechanisms. hence, the proper info and theories were unfold throughout quite a number disciplines. This quantity presents the 1st synthesis, arguing that tune and language percentage deep and significant connections, and that comparative learn offers a robust option to examine the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying those uniquely human abilities.

Winner of the 2008 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.

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