Can artists be said to have truly predicted scientific discoveries through their art? Proceed with caution.
Category - Essays
How does art suggest the biological basis of perception? Contributor Sonia Epstein examines art that may change the way we see the world.
New theories about the cellular architecture of the human neocortex are lending important insights into the perception of art.
From Contemplative Science to the Synaptic Self, the ancient practices of meditation and the modern study of the brain are engaged in a serious empirical conversation. Contributor Ben Ehrlich examines some of the most recent insights into the...
Is art an adaptive trait or a happy accident? Contributor Ben Ehrlich examines recent work in the young field of Darwinian literary criticism.
Neuroaesthetics asks the question of what happens in the brain when we create and observe art. Is this the best hope we have for a true dialogue between the arts and sciences?