The final section discusses "Emotion, Identity, and Music." Different people have differing susceptibilities to music. Individuals with Aspergers may have intricate knowledge of many subjects, yet experience difficulty feeling an emotional response to music, while a whole group of individuals with Williams Syndrome can spend every waking moment engrossed in music and be unable to tie a shoe or add 3 + 5.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Of Books and Boys: Book Review: Musicophilia