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Of Sound Mind, How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World

Author
Nina Kraus
Publisher / Label
Mit Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2022
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
368
ISBN
978- 0262545075

Index

Contents

Introduction
Of Sound Mind: A Partnership between Sound and the Brain 1

I
How Sound Works
1 Signals Outside the Head 15
2 Signals Inside the Head 31
3 Learning: Merging Signals Outside the Head with the Signals Inside 55
4 The Listening Brain: A Quest 75

Il
Our Sonic Selves
5 Music Is the Jackpot: Sensing, Thinking, Moving, Feeling 95
6 Rhythm: Inside and Outside the Head 109
7 The Root of Language Is Sound 127
8 Music and Language: A Partnership 153
9 The Bilingual Brain 173
10 Birdsong 189
11 Noise: Stop That Racket, It's Hurting My Brain 205
12 Aging and the Sound Mind 225
13 Sound and Brain Health: Spotlight on Athletes and Concussion 239
14 Our Sonic Past, Present, and Future 255

Acknowledgments 269
Glossary 275
Notes 279
Index 347