Keeping Mozart in mind / Gordon L. Shaw ; [S.T.A.R. software concept and design by Matthew Petterson]

Author(s): Shaw, G. L. (Gordon L.), 1932-
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Subjects: Music therapy
Music--Physiological effect
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: San Diego, Calif. : Elsevier Academic Press, c2004
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxvi, 411 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Table of Contents: Foreword
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Pt. I. Higher Brain Function: Music, Mathematics, Chess
Ch. 1. History, Anecdotes, Correlations, and Interviews 3
Ch. 2. Spatial-Temporal and Language-Analytic Reasoning in Learning Math and Science 17
Ch. 3. Music Enhances Spatial-Temporal Reasoning 29
Ch. 4. Implications: Scientific, Educational, Clinical 35
Pt. II. Structured Brain and Symmetry
Ch. 5. Symmetry as a Common Theme 43
Ch. 6. Introduction to the Brain: Basic Brain Features and Brain Imaging 53
Ch. 7. Mountcastle Theory of Mammalian Cortex: Internal Neural Language of Higher Brain Function 73
Ch. 8. Trion Model and Symmetries 87
Ch. 9. Trion Music: Reasoning and Creativity 121
Ch. 10. Trion Model of Higher Brain Function: Prediction that Music Enhances Spatial-Temporal Reasoning 141
Pt. III. Tests of Predictions in Human Behavior
Ch. 11. Highly Accurate Mental Rehearsals: Correlation with Top Performance in Sports 147
Ch. 12. Listening to Mozart Sonata (K.448) Enhances Spatial-Temporal Reasoning: The "Mozart Effect" 159
Ch. 13. Music Training Enhances Spatial-Temporal Reasoning in Preschool Children 169
Ch. 14. Music Training Plus Spatial-Temporal Training Equals Improved Math 185
Pt. IV. Tests from Brain Imaging and Animal Studies
Ch. 15. EEG and fMRI Studies of the Mozart Effect 205
Ch. 16. Symmetry in Primate Higher Brain Function 211
Ch. 17. Musical Structure of the Internal Neural Language of the Brain: Using Music as the Rosetta Stone to Help Decode this Internal Language 229
Ch. 18. Animal Behavior While Listening to Music and Doing Higher Brain Functions 239
Pt. V. The Future of Music as a Window into Higher Brain Function
Ch. 19. Child Brain Development and Adult Brain Reorganization 255
Ch. 20. Education: Music Training Plus Spatial-Temporal Training Improves Math 269
Ch. 21. Clinical Implications 281
Ch. 22. The Spatial-Temporal Thinking Machine 295
Ch. 23. Thoughts 301
Pt. VI. New Scientific and Educational Results
Ch. 24. Science Updates and Breakthroughs 325
Ch. 25. Revolution in Math Education 341
Glossary 357
Notes 369
References 387
Index 401
Additional Authors: Peterson, Matthew
Notes: ISBN: 0126390614
ISBN: 0126392919 (CD-ROM)
CD-ROM includes a recording of Allegro con spirito from Sonata for two pianos in D major (K. 448) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by Murray Perahia and Radu Lupu and an interactive illustrative version of the S.T.A.R. (Spatial Temporal Animation Reasoning) software by Matthew Peterson
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-400) and index
Compact disc accompanying this book shelved in Music Desk Cabinet
OCLC Number: 52919385
ISBN/ISSN: 0126390614