By Aniruddh D. Patel
Within the first complete examine of the connection among song and language from the point of view of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel demanding situations the common trust that tune and language are processed independently. when you consider that Plato's time, the connection among tune and language has attracted curiosity and debate from quite a lot of thinkers. lately, clinical learn in this subject has been becoming quickly, as students from varied disciplines, together with linguistics, cognitive technology, tune cognition, and neuroscience are attracted to the music-language interface as a method to discover the level to which diverse psychological skills are processed by means of separate mind mechanisms. consequently, the appropriate info and theories were unfold throughout a number of disciplines. This quantity offers the 1st synthesis, arguing that song and language percentage deep and significant connections, and that comparative study presents a strong strategy to learn the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying those uniquely human abilities.
Winner of the 2008 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.