Guitar Zero

The New Musician and the Science of Learning

By Gary Marcus
(Penguin Press, Hardcover, 9781594203176, 274pp.)

Publication Date: January 19, 2012

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About the Author
Gary Marcus is a professor of psychology at New York University and the author of the "Norton Psychology Reader".

Friday, Feb 10, 2012

NYU psychology professor Gary Marcus took up guitar at the relatively ancient age of 38, by starting with the video game Guitar Hero. Marcus shares his experiences and insights on the science of learning, which he's gathered in a new book Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning. More at

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