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12

Math, Music, and the Mind

Lecture no. 12 from the course: How Music and Mathematics Relate

Math, Music, and the Mind

Taught by Professor David Kung | 48 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Conclude with an eight-part finale, in which you range widely through the territory that connects mathematics, music, and the mind. Among the questions you address: What happens in the brain of an infant exposed to music? Why do child prodigies often excel in the areas of math, music, or chess? And how do creativity, abstraction, and beauty unite music and mathematics, despite being on opposite ends of the arts and sciences?

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a********m
February 22, 2017
A nice and interesting course. As a hobbyist composer, it had some wonderful insights into the mathematics and logic behind things that I find myself doing intuitively when composing. Knowing more about them, as well as just seeing a lecture on anything to do with music, gives me inspiration to compose more, and might also have given me some ideas for new ways of finding melodies.

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k********m
February 10, 2017
Great course! I enjoyed every bit of it and I gained alot of knowledge on how math and music are interconnected.

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k********m
January 31, 2017

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