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The Fine Arts, Neurology, and Neuroscience

New Discoveries and Changing Landscapes

 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.


Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Included in series
Progress in Brain Research

Hardbound, 260 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-63287-6


  • Part 1: Brain Damage, Creativity, and the Fine Arts

    1. Split-Brain, the Right Hemisphere, and Art: Fact and Fiction
    2. Dahlia W. Zaidel

    3. Visual Artistic Creativity and the Brain
    4. Kenneth M. Heilman and Lealani Mae Acosta

    5. Artistic Creativity, Artistic Production and Aging
    6. Anna Mazzucchi, Elena Sinforiani and François Boller

    7. Focal Cerebral Lesions and Painting Abilities
    8. Anna Mazzucchi, Elena Sinforiani and François Boller

    9. Artistic Creativity and Dementia
    10. Zachary A. Miller and Bruce L. Miller

      Part 2: Further Insights on the Brain and the Fine Arts

    11. Deceiving the Brain: Pictures and Visual Perception
    12. Nicholas J. Wade

    13. The Experience of Art: Insights from Neuroimaging
    14. Marcos Nadal

    15. On the Electrophysiology of Aesthetic Processing
    16. Thomas Jacobsen

    17. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Exploring Neuroscience, Nature and Nurture in the Novel and the Films
    18. Sheryl R. Ginn

    19. Perception of Emotion in Abstract Artworks: A Multidisciplinary Approach
    20. David Melcher and Francesca Bacci

    21. Art and Brain: The Relationship of Biology and Evolution to Art

      Dahlia W. Zaidel


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