Current Advances in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

  title={Current Advances in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Music},
  author={Daniel J. Levitin and Anna K. Tirovolas},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
The study of music perception and cognition is one of the oldest topics in experimental psychology. The last 20 years have seen an increased interest in understanding the functional neuroanatomy of music processing in humans, using a variety of technologies including fMRI, PET, ERP, MEG, and lesion studies. We review current findings in the context of a rich intellectual history of research, organized by the cognitive systems underlying different aspects of human musical behavior. We pay… 
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