Music, neurology, and neuroscience : evolution, the musical brain, medical conditions, and therapies / edited by Eckart Altenmüller, Stanley Finger and François Boller.
Contributor(s): Altenmüller, Eckart [editor.] | Finger, Stanley [editor.] | Boller, François [editor.]Material type: TextSeries: Progress in brain research: v. 217.Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier, 2015Description: 1 online resource (xv, 277 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0444635521; 9780444635525Subject(s): Music -- Psychological aspects | Neurology | Neurosciences | Brain -- physiology | Music -- psychology | Mental Disorders | Music Therapy | Nervous System Diseases | Neurosciences | MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Theory | Music -- Psychological aspects | Neurology | NeurosciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Music, neurology, and neuroscience.DDC classification: 781.11 LOC classification: ML3830Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. Evolutionary considerations. Darwin and Spencer on the origin of music : is music the food of love? / Kim Kleinman -- Music evolution and neuroscience / Charles T. Snowdon, Elke Zimmermann, Eckart Altenmüller -- pt. 2. The musical brain. Ch. 3 Musicians and music making as a model for the study of brain plasticity / Gottfried Schlaug -- Expert music performance : cognitive, neural, and developmental bases / Rachel M. Brown, Robert J. Zatorre, Virginia B. Penhune -- pt. 3. New perspectives on neurological and mental disorders. Apollo's curse : neurological causes of motor impairments in musicians / Eckart Altenmüller, Christos I. Ioannou, Andre Lee -- Music and its association with epileptic disorders / Melissa Maguire -- Treatment and prevention of music performance anxiety / Claudia Spahn -- pt. 4. Music therapies then and now. Music as therapy in early history / Michael H. Thaut -- An enlightenment propopsal for music therapy : Richard Brocklesby on music, spirit, and the passions / Penelope Gouk -- Neurological implications and neuropsychological considerations on folk music and dance / Vittorio A. Sironi, Michaele A. Riva -- Music and dementia / Amee Baird, Sévenine Samson -- Apollo's gift : new aspects of neurologic music therapy / Eckart Altenmüller, Gottfried Schlaug -- The discovery of human auditory-motor entrainment and its role in the development neurologic music therapy / Michael H. Thaut.
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Did you ever ask whether music makes people smart, why a Parkinson patient's gait is improved with marching tunes, and whether Robert Schumann was suffering from schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease? This broad but comprehensive book deals with history and new discoveries about music and the brain. It provides a multi-disciplinary overview on music processing, its effects on brain plasticity, and the healing power of music in neurological and psychiatric disorders. In this context, the disorders the plagued famous musicians and how they affected both performance and composition are critically.
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