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Neuroscience and Music: Early music lessons highly recommended

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain

Tweet The 90’s were called the Era of the Brain.  Many people believed that the brain was the last unexplored frontier and today, in 2014, people are still learning fascinating and very useful things about how music affects the brain.  For years, people have known that when little children are exposed to music, especially music […]

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Neuroscientist studies Music and the Brain

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain, Uncategorized

Published: May 31, 2010 Three years ago, when Oxford University Press published “Music, Language, and the Brain,” Oliver Sacks described it as “a major synthesis that will be indispensable to neuroscientists.” The author of that volume, Aniruddh D. Patel, a 44-year-old senior fellow at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, was in New York City in May. We spoke over coffee for more than an hour and later by telephone. An edited and condensed version of the conversations follows.

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