Why the godfather of neuroaesthetics believes neuroscience has more to learn from the humanities than the humanities do from neuroscience. Before I had a sense of Semir Zeki’s reputation as the godfather of the interdisciplinary...
Category - Dispatches
Two years of work, one NSF grant, and half a million micro-etched neurons later, Greg Dunn has dunn it again. Working with Brian Edwards, a physicist at UPenn, the prolific neuroscientist-turned-artist (whom we first interviewed back in...
A debate at NYU examined whether understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience can reshape our conceptions of aesthetics and the arts.
Ben Ehrlich reports on The Brain and Music Program, founded by Antonio and Hanna Damasio for the Brain and Creativity Institute.
Ben Ehrlich on My Beautiful Broken Brain, an extraordinary new film on trauma and selfhood.
Top scientists and philosophers working at the intersection of art and neuroscience gathered in New York City for the 2014 International Association of Empirical Aesthetics summit.