How Music Can Make You Better

Indre Viskontas

ISBN: 9781452171920
Published: April 2019

Price: $24.99

Condition: New

Why do we love music? How do certain songs comfort us after a break-up, boost our energy during a workout, or unite 50,000 diverse fans? And why are some pieces considered "great music" while others are labeled guilty pleasures? In this slim and accessible field guide, neuroscientist and opera singer Indre Viskontas investigates how our brains extract meaning from sound and the many ways in which music changes us for the better-from deep in our neurons to across our entire society. This compelling follow-up to the popular How Art Can Make You Happy offers fascinating insights and new perspectives to music lovers of all stripes.

  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781452171920
  • Published: April 2019
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Width (mm): 114
  • Height (mm): 178
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified


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