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The Resource The universal sense : how hearing shapes the mind, Seth S. Horowitz

The universal sense : how hearing shapes the mind, Seth S. Horowitz

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The universal sense : how hearing shapes the mind
Title
The universal sense
Title remainder
how hearing shapes the mind
Statement of responsibility
Seth S. Horowitz
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Every day, we are beset by millions of sounds-ambient ones like the rumble of the train and the hum of air conditioner, as well as more pronounced sounds, such as human speech, music, and sirens. But how do we process what we hear every day? This book answers such revealing questions as: Why do we often fall asleep on train rides or in the car, and what does it have to do with hearing? What is it about the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard that makes us cringe? Why do city folks have trouble sleeping in the country, and vice versa? Why can't you get that jingle out of your head? Starting with the basics of the biology, neuroscientist and musician Seth Horowitz explains how sound affects us, and in turn, how we've learned to manipulate sound: into music, commercial jingles, car horns, and modern inventions like cochlear implants, ultrasound scans, and the mosquito ringtone. Combining the best parts of This is Your Brain on Music and How We Decide, this book gives new insight into what the sounds of our world have to do with the way we think, feel, and interact"--
Summary
"Every day, we are beset by millions of sounds-ambient ones like the rumble of the train and the hum of air conditioner, as well as more pronounced sounds, such as human speech, music, and sirens. But how do we process what we hear every day? This book answers such revealing questions as: Why do we often fall asleep on train rides or in the car, and what does it have to do with hearing? What is it about the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard that makes us cringe? Why do city folks have trouble sleeping in the country, and vice versa? Why can't you get that jingle out of your head? Starting with the basics of the biology, neuroscientist and musician Seth Horowitz explains how sound affects us, and in turn, how we've learned to manipulate sound: intomusic, commercial jingles, car horns, and modern inventions like cochlear implants, ultrasound scans, and the mosquito ringtone. Combining the best parts of This is Your Brain on Music and How We Decide, this book gives new insight into what the sounds of our world have to do with the way we think, feel, and interact"--
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10133555
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Horowitz, Seth S
Dewey number
612.85
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hearing
  • Sound
Target audience
adult
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how hearing shapes the mind
Label
The universal sense : how hearing shapes the mind, Seth S. Horowitz
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/904/9781608190904/image/lgcover.9781608190904.jpg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 In the Beginning Was the Boom -- ch. 2 Spaces and Places: A Walk in the Park -- ch. 3 Listeners of the Low End: Fish and Frogs -- ch. 4 The High-Frequency Club -- ch. 5 What Lies Below: Time, Attention, and Emotion -- ch. 6 Ten Dollars to the First Person who Can Define "Music" (and Get a Musician, a Psychologist, a Composer, a Neuroscientist, and Someone Listening to an iPod to Agree...) -- ch. 7 Sticky Ears: Soundtracks, Laugh Tracks, and Jingles All the Way -- ch. 8 Hacking Your Brain Through Your Ears -- ch. 9 Weapons and Weirdness -- ch. 10 Future Noizes -- ch. 11 You Are What You Hear
Control code
000049060480
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
305 p.
Isbn
9781608190904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The universal sense : how hearing shapes the mind, Seth S. Horowitz
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/904/9781608190904/image/lgcover.9781608190904.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 In the Beginning Was the Boom -- ch. 2 Spaces and Places: A Walk in the Park -- ch. 3 Listeners of the Low End: Fish and Frogs -- ch. 4 The High-Frequency Club -- ch. 5 What Lies Below: Time, Attention, and Emotion -- ch. 6 Ten Dollars to the First Person who Can Define "Music" (and Get a Musician, a Psychologist, a Composer, a Neuroscientist, and Someone Listening to an iPod to Agree...) -- ch. 7 Sticky Ears: Soundtracks, Laugh Tracks, and Jingles All the Way -- ch. 8 Hacking Your Brain Through Your Ears -- ch. 9 Weapons and Weirdness -- ch. 10 Future Noizes -- ch. 11 You Are What You Hear
Control code
000049060480
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
305 p.
Isbn
9781608190904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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