Music, Language, and the Brain

Music, Language, and the Brain

Aniruddh D. Patel

within the first entire examine of the connection among song and language from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel demanding situations the frequent trust that track and language are processed independently. in view that Plato's time, the connection among track and language has attracted curiosity and debate from a variety of thinkers. lately, clinical learn in this subject has been transforming into speedily, as students from varied disciplines, together with linguistics, cognitive technological know-how, song cognition, and neuroscience are interested in the music-language interface as a method to discover the level to which diverse psychological skills are processed by means of separate mind mechanisms. for this reason, the suitable facts and theories were unfold throughout a number of disciplines. This quantity offers the 1st synthesis, arguing that tune and language proportion deep and important connections, and that comparative study presents a robust strategy to research the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying those uniquely human abilities.

Winner of the 2008 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.

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