Chapter 1. What Is Your Taste in Music?
Chapter 2. Lyrics, and Meaning in Music
Chapter 3. Music and Your Emotions
Chapter 4. Repetition, Surprises, and Goose Bumps
Chapter 5. Music as Medicine
Chapter 6. Does Music Make You More Intelligent?
Chapter 7. From Psycho to Star Wars: The Power of Movie Music
Chapter 8. Are You Musically Talented?
Chapter 9. A Few Notes about Notes
Chapter 10. What's in a Tune?
Chapter 11. Untangling the Tune from the Accompaniment
Chapter 12. Don't Believe Everything You Hear
Chapter 13. Dissonance
Chapter 14. How Musicians Push Our Emotional Buttons
Chapter 15. Why You Love Music
B. Post-Skip Reversal
C. Harmonizing a Tune
D. How Many Tunes Are Hidden in the Harmony?
E. Scales and Keys
Suggestions for Listening and Viewing
References and Further Reading