The Fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience, 1st Edition

  • Volume 204
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  • ISBN-10: 0444632883
  • ISBN-13: 9780444632883
  • DDC: 616.8009
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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 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. This volume specifically explores the history and modern perspective on neurology and neuroscience.This volume explores the history and modern perspective on neurology and neuroscience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Brain Damage, Creativity, and the Fine Arts.
2: Split-Brain, the Right Hemisphere, and Art.
3: Visual Artistic Creativity and the Brain.
4: Artistic Creativity, Artistic Production, and Aging.
5: Focal Cerebral Lesions and Painting Abilities.
6: Artistic Creativity and Dementia.
7: Further Insights on the Brain and the Fine Arts.
8: Deceiving the Brain: Pictures and Visual Perception.
9: The Experience of Art: Insights from Neuroimaging.
10: On the Electrophysiology of Aesthetic Processing.
11: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Exploring Neuroscience, Nature, and Nurture in the Novel and the Films.
12: Perception of Emotion in Abstract Artworks: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
13: Art and Brain: The Relationship of Biology and Evolution to Art.
Other Volumes in Progress in Brain Research.