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Selective Attention: Neuroscience and the Art Museum [01:12:04]
@ High Museum of Art (2007-03-22)
tags: art science neuroscience museums [add tags]
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From the WGBH Forum Network: "The High Museum of Art presents Barbara Stafford, the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of the University of Chicago's Department of Art History. She discusses the relationship between neuroscience and art museums. Stafford's recent essays focus on how developments in brain science are informing our assumptions about perception, emotion, sensation, and mental imagery. She is currently writing a cognitive history of images. Stafford is the writer of many books, including Body Criticism: Imaging the Unseen in Enlightenment Art and Medicine (1991), Artful Science: Enlightenment, Entertainment, and the Eclipse of Visual Education (1994), and Visual Analogy: Consciousness as the Art of Connecting (1999)."
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