Table of Contents for Musicophilia : Tales of Music and the Brain


Preface ix
Part I: Haunted by Music
A Bolt from the Blue: Sudden Musicophilia
3(15)
A Strangely Familiar Feeling: Musical Seizures
18(5)
Fear of Music: Musicogenic Epilepsy
23(7)
Music on the Brain: Imagery and Imagination
30(11)
Brainworms, Sticky Music, and Catchy Tunes
41(8)
Musical Hallucinations
49(40)
Part II: A Range of Musicality
Sense and Sensibility: A Range of Musicality
89(9)
Things Fall Apart: Amusia and Dysharmonia
98(22)
Papa Blows His Nose in G: Absolute Pitch
120(11)
Pitch Imperfect: Cochlear Amusia
131(12)
In Living Stereo: Why We Have Two Ears
143(8)
Two Thousand Operas: Musical Savants
151(9)
An Auditory World: Music and Blindness
160(5)
The Key of Clear Green: Synesthesia and Music
165(22)
Part III: Memory, Movement, and Music
In the Moment: Music and Amnesia
187(27)
Speech and Song: Aphasia and Music Therapy
214(10)
Accidental Davening: Dyskinesia and Cantillation
224(2)
Come Together: Music and Tourette's Syndrome
226(7)
Keeping Time: Rhythm and Movement
233(15)
Kinetic Melody: Parkinson's Disease and Music Therapy
248(11)
Phantom Fingers: The Case of the One-Armed Pianist
259(5)
Athletes of the Small Muscles: Musician's Dystonia
264(15)
Part IV: Emotion, Identity, and Music
Awake and Asleep: Musical Dreams
279(6)
Seduction and Indifference
285(10)
Lamentations: Music and Depression
295(7)
The Case of Harry S.: Music and Emotion
302(3)
Irrepressible: Music and the Temporal Lobes
305(12)
A Hypermusical Species: Williams Syndrome
317(18)
Music and Identity: Dementia and Music Therapy
335(14)
Acknowledgments 349(4)
Bibliography 353(16)
Index 369