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Daniel Levitin: Why Music Moves Us

Daniel Levitin tweeted about the interview below, conducted by Steve Paikin. Advertisements

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Daniel Levitin at the Library of Congress

In this short talk Daniel Levitin discusses the origins of music, parts of the brain that process music, and the relationship between music and movement. It’s an accessible and enjoyable introduction to Levitin’s book The World in Six Songs. See … Continue reading

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What music does to the brain

Daniel Levitin, the King of Music Cognition*, tweeted today about this podcast on Minnesota Public Radio where he is interviewed along with Thomas Plaunt. ¬†From the website: Listening to your favorite song can have an intense emotional effect, triggering memories … Continue reading

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