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How Does the Brain Process Art?

How Does the Brain Process Art? | Art | Scoop.it
New imaging techniques are mapping the locations of our aesthetic response
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This article talks about using a technique called trans­cranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) that monitored what happened in peoples brains. i think it can help me on my essay when I talk about how peoples brains work when they view art and how they are able to figure that out.  Its very valuable information. 


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Art Therapy

Art therapy is used to help people manage physical and emotional problems by using creative activities to express emotions.
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Describe what art therapy is and gives a full over view about it.It also says what it involves how it came about. If there's any problems which there isn't. It states that creative art can be heeling. Art therapists, say it helps people express hidden emotions; reduces stress, fear, and anxiety; and provides a sense of freedom. Many art therapists also believe the act of creation influences brain wave patterns and the chemicals released by the brain.

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What the brain draws from: Art and neuroscience

What the brain draws from: Art and neuroscience | Art | Scoop.it
To explain why it's possible to recognize familiar things in art, and that art can be pleasing, look no further than the brain.
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This article is a good source for examples of famous painting and how the mind works when we look at them. Its a good way to introduce art therapy because it talks about how our brain recognizes art and how it makes us feel.

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In the eye of the beholder: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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This article discusses art and why some people redact a certain way to it. How it affects the mind and the neurological aspects of why some individuals are attracted to paintings and sculptures that are unrealistic. The author tells how she came to appreciate abstract art, and the effect of peer pressure on art appreciation.

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Unlocking the Mysteries of The Artistic Mind

Unlocking the Mysteries of The Artistic Mind | Art | Scoop.it
It might seem bizarre that science is using art to learn about the mind—looking for hard facts in the most ethereal of places. But great artists turn out to be the world's first neuroscientists.
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This article talks about science using art to learn about the mind. It goes into detail more than the other articles its a great source for interesting facts and examples.Also brings up Picasso.

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Get inside van Gogh's brain: Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost

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This article has a bit of evidence. Although it is very short, it is interesting because it states that there's a link between insanity and artistry. This makes the science industry even more interested in art and artist. It also talks about the brains sensations and how most artist have an abnormal brain.

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