Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain download free [PDF and Ebook] by Oliver Sacks

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain download free [PDF and Ebook] by Oliver Sacks year 2018
  • Book name: Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
  • Author: Oliver Sacks
  • Release date: 2018/3/27
  • Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9781509870141
  • Rating: 9.73 of 10
  • Votes: 636
  • Review by: Paislee Flagg
  • Review rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/30
  • Total pages: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: With an introduction by neuroscientist Daniel GlaserWith his trademark compassion and erudition, Dr Oliver Sacks examines the power of music through the individual experiences of patients, musicians, and everyday people. Among them: a surgeon who is struck by lightning and suddenly becomes obsessed with Chopin; people with `amusia', to whom a symphony sounds like the clattering of poets and pans; and a man whose memory spans only seven seconds - for everything but music. Dr Sacks describes how music can animate people with Parkinson's disease who cannot otherwise move, give words to stroke patients who cannot otherwise speak, and calm and organize people who are deeply disoriented b Alzheimer's or schizophrenia.This classic of neurology is a book that alters our conception of who we are and how we function, and shows us an essential part of what it is to be human.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 30H56M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology, Physiological & Neuro-psychology, Biopsychology, Popular Psychology, Literary Essays, Theory Of Music & Musicology, Popular Science
  • Available formats: TXT, EPUB, WORD, DOC, OEB, PDF, MobiPocket, RB. Compressed in BZ2, RAR, ZIP, AZW, CBZ
  • Download servers: Torrent, 4Shared, Hotfile, OpenDrive, UsersCloud, Microsoft OneDrive, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x196x29mm
  • Weight: 378g
  • Printed by: PICADOR
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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