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ERIC Number: EJ845415
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
The Nature of Music
Peretz, Isabelle
International Journal of Music Education, v23 n2 p103-105 2005
Music, as language, is a universal human trait. Throughout human history and across all cultures, individuals have produced and enjoyed music. Despite its ubiquity, music is rarely studied as a basic and distinct cognitive faculty. However, recent evidence suggests that music might well be distinct from other cognitive functions, in being subserved by specialized neural networks, under the guidance of innate mechanisms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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