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Musicophilia

Tales of Music and the Brain

By Oliver Sacks
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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

Musicophilia explores the enriching, healing and disturbing effects of music. It delves into fascinating case studies about disorders that are expressed, provoked and alleviated by music.

  • Anyone who loves listening to music
  • Anyone who wants to learn how music affects our brains
  • Anyone who wants to know how music can heal people

Oliver Sacks is a British-American physician, writer and professor of clinical neurology at Columbia University. He is also the author of Awakenings, which was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film, and the bestselling The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.

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