I enjoyed GUITAR ZERO immensely. Marcus has not only intensified the process itself but simplified the definition of one's dedication to it. His elaborate illustration will certainly cause many of us to better appreciate the gifts we've been blessed with.
I enjoyed GUITAR ZERO immensely. Pat Martino, four-time Grammy nominee - Pat Martino, four-time Grammy nominee.
I recommend it to all musicians, parents, and anyone interested in the science of learning, guitar playing and music in general. Marcus states, Music is the perfect storm for the human mind: beautiful in form, intricate, and eternally new. (. 45) I wholeheartedly agree. Apr 16, 2012 Luiz Felipe rated it liked it. Interesting book, though not quite what I wanted to read. Gary Marcus is a PhD in cognitive psychology who decides to pick up the guitar (and to learn music) later in life.
On the eve of his fortieth birthday, renowned cognitive scientist Gary Marcus decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and learn to play the guitar
On the eve of his fortieth birthday, renowned cognitive scientist Gary Marcus decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and learn to play the guitar. He had tried many times before – failing miserably. This time, he decided to use the tools of his trade to see if he might suceed. On his quest he jams with twelve-year-olds and takes master classes with guitar gods. A groundbreaking exploration of the allure of music, Guitar Zero is also an empowering case for the mind’s ability to grow throughout life. Self-Help Personal Growth. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate
It documents the author's process of learning the guitar while discussing aspects of music cognition and the role of critical periods in learning a musical ability. The book was released on January 19, 2012 and published by Penguin Books, and in December 2012 was released as a paperback under the title Guitar Zero: The Science of Becoming Musical at Any Age.
On the eve of his 40th birthday, scientist Gary Marcus decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and learn to play the guitar. In a quest that takes him from Suzuki classes to guitar gods, he discovers the best ways to train your brain and your body. A renowned neuroscientist with no musical talent investigates what it takes to make music. On the eve of his 40th birthday, scientist Gary Marcus decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and learn to play the guitar.
Gary Marcus used his scientific knowledge to show you can teach an old dog new tricks – even to play guitar like a. .Extracted from Guitar Zero – The Science of Learning to be Musical by Gary Marcus, published by Oneworld.
Gary Marcus used his scientific knowledge to show you can teach an old dog new tricks – even to play guitar like a musical genius (well, near enough).
Gary is an expert on learning processes and as someone who taught himself to play guitar at the age of 38, I.He's a professor of psychology at NYU and author of the book Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning. Thanks for being here, Gary.
Gary is an expert on learning processes and as someone who taught himself to play guitar at the age of 38, I thought his perspective would be interesting. So, I sat down with him to discuss how we learn music at different life stages and just how music affects our brains. CARA SANTA MARIA: Hi everybody. GARY MARCUS: Thanks for having me. CSM: You wrote in this book that you decided to learn how to play guitar when you were thirty-eight years old.
Guitar Zero: The New Musi. has been added to your Cart. a renowned scientist with no discernible musical talent learns to play the guitar and investigates how anyone- of any age-can become musical. Do you have to be born musical to become musical Do you have to start at the age of sixUsing the tools of his day job as a cognitive psychologist. Gary Marcus becomes his own guinea pig as he takes up the guitar. So, I stumbled on this book about five years later and the author went through the same type of experience but he questioned deeper and from a lot of other angles.