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40/40 Vision Lecture: Neurology and the Passion for Art

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Why is it that great works of art seem to have a universal appeal, transcending cultural and geographic boundaries? V.S. Ramachandran, director of UCSD's Cen...

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Frontiers | The brain on art: intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

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Frontiers | The brain on art: intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience publishes articles on the most outstanding discoveries across the research spectrum of Frontiers | The brain on art:...

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Imagining Neuroaesthetics

I. A collage of technologically produced images displaying sensory transduction and brain imaging models, assembled to propose a way in which aesthetic exper...
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The neural mechanisms underlying aesthetic appreciation - OUPblog (blog)

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Neuroaesthetics is precisely attempting to answer these sorts of questions.
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Drowning Sorrows in a… Melody? The Neuroaesthetics of Music ...

Drowning Sorrows in a… Melody? The Neuroaesthetics of Music ... | Sci2Art & Consciousness | Scoop.it
Sex, drugs & rock n' roll. Ever wondered why those three things go together in this famous expression? Neuroaesthetics is the relatively recent study of.
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Neuroaesthetics: Sciences embraces art

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Simon Norris presents on Neuroaesthetics: Science embraces art from UX Brighton 2013. (slideshare: Neuroaesthetics: Sciences embraces art: Simon Norris presents on Neuroaesthetics: Science em...
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Neuroaesthetics: Nobel Laureate Explores How Art Affects the Brain

Neuroaesthetics: Nobel Laureate Explores How Art Affects the Brain | Sci2Art & Consciousness | Scoop.it

Neuropsychiatrist and Nobel laureate Eric Kandel's recent book on the brain, art and the creative process is a fascinating look into the brand new area of research called "neuroaesthetics." Just as fascinating is his perspective on turn-of-the-century Vienna, the city of his birth, which later expelled him for being Jewish.

This is the opening scene in New York neuroscientist Eric Kandel's exploration of his native Vienna, a tome entitled "The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present," published this spring in English and this month in German.

It's a 656-page excursion that takes the reader all the way to the depths of the soul, the cavernous chasms of sex and the secrets of beauty. Here, in Vienna, the former capital of the Habsburg Empire, the author traces a major revolution in Western thinking.

Read more: http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/nobel-laureate-examines-neuroaesthetics-and-broken-relationship-with-vienna-a-859639.html


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Lecture – How Do We Perceive Art-Through Vision or Cognition ...

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We are pleased to invite Professor Semir Zeki, an expert on visual cognition and neuro-aesthetics, to speak with Tatsuo Miyajima, one of the most prominent Japanese artists practising today and who has been influenced by ...

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Léger's The City and neuroaesthetics - OUPblog (blog)

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Facing The City painted by Léger in 1919 can be an overwhelming experience.
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PAULO COELHO: Synesthetic people have a positive symptom which most other ... - Daily Mail

PAULO COELHO: Synesthetic people have a positive symptom which most other ... - Daily Mail | Sci2Art & Consciousness | Scoop.it
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Dana Foundation Blog: Arts and the Mind: Neuroaesthetics

Panelists at a recent World Science Festival event discussed neuroaesthetics, an emerging field focused on the brain's response to art.
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Arnon Grunberg Is Writing While Connected to Electrodes

Arnon Grunberg Is Writing While Connected to Electrodes | Sci2Art & Consciousness | Scoop.it
The Dutch author Arnon Grunberg, and his readers, are the subject of a study that aims to track the physiology of writing and literary appreciation.
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Liu Bolin Art Studio

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Next at #YourIllusion, I ask students how perception works. While we look at art of Liu Bolin. http://t.co/vg3W1GizK6 Why? Because so cool
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