A debate at NYU examined whether understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience can reshape our conceptions of aesthetics and the arts.
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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.
A recent symposium presented by Columbia and NYU explored what happens in our brain when we're at rest, and why those same brain regions are crucial when we view art.
Inside their intricate worlds, Megan McGlynn's sculptures hint at the complexity, functionality, and organizational principles of minds.
"Subjective Resonance Imaging" was an international group gallery show co-organized by The Beautiful Brain and The Neuro Bureau for the 2013 Human Brain Mapping conference in Seattle, June 16-20, 2013, featuring the work of 12 artists.
Michele Guerra is Assistant Professor of Cinema at the University of Parma (Italy), where he conducts cognitive science research into cinema, alongside Vittorio Gallese.