The fine arts, neurology, and neuroscience : new discoveries and changing landscapes / edited by Stanley Finger, Dahlia W. Zaidel, François Boller, Julien Bogousslavsky.

Contributor(s): Finger, Stanley [editor.] | Zaidel, Dahlia W [editor.] | Boller, François [editor.] | Bogousslavsky, Julien [editor.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Progress in brain research: v. 204.Publisher: Amsterdam, the Netherlands : Elsevier, 2013Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Neurology -- History | Neurosciences -- History | Neurosciences and the arts | Neurology | Neurosciences | Neurosciences and the arts | Esthetics | Medicine in the Arts | Neuropsychology | Brain Diseases -- psychology | Creativity | Art | Neurology -- history | Neurosciences -- history | Science in the ArtsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fine arts, neurology, and neuroscience.DDC classification: 616.8009 LOC classification: RC338Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Part 1: Brain damage, creativity, and the fine arts. Split-brain, the right hemisphere, and art : fact and fiction -- Visual artistic creativity and the brain -- Artistic creativity, artistic production and aging -- Focal cerebral lesions and painting abilities -- Artistic creativity and dementia -- Part 2: Further insights on the brain and the fine arts -- Deceiving the brain : pictures and visual perception -- The experience of art : insights from neuroimaging -- On the electrophysiology of aesthetic processing -- Mary Shelley's Frankenstein : exploring neuroscience, nature and nurture in the novel and the films -- Perception of emotion in abstract artworks : a multidisciplinary approach -- Art and brain : the relationship of biology and evolution to art.
Summary: This volume on neuroscience, neurology, and the fine arts brings several disciplines together. It presents current thoughts and modern examples about how science, medicine and the arts have interacted in the past and are still converging.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1: Brain damage, creativity, and the fine arts. Split-brain, the right hemisphere, and art : fact and fiction -- Visual artistic creativity and the brain -- Artistic creativity, artistic production and aging -- Focal cerebral lesions and painting abilities -- Artistic creativity and dementia -- Part 2: Further insights on the brain and the fine arts -- Deceiving the brain : pictures and visual perception -- The experience of art : insights from neuroimaging -- On the electrophysiology of aesthetic processing -- Mary Shelley's Frankenstein : exploring neuroscience, nature and nurture in the novel and the films -- Perception of emotion in abstract artworks : a multidisciplinary approach -- Art and brain : the relationship of biology and evolution to art.

This volume on neuroscience, neurology, and the fine arts brings several disciplines together. It presents current thoughts and modern examples about how science, medicine and the arts have interacted in the past and are still converging.

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