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Leonardo's brain : understanding da Vinci's creative genius

Author: Leonard Shlain
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Rowman Littlefield, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy and then employing state of the art left-right brain scientific research to explain his universal genius"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci; Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Shlain
ISBN: 9781493003358 1493003356 9781493009398 1493009397
OCLC Number: 871192383
Description: xiv, 225 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents: Art/Science --
Medicis/Popes --
Milan/Vatican --
Mind/Brain --
Leonardo/Renaissance Art --
Renaissance Art/Modern Art --
Duchamp/Leonardo --
Leonardo the Trickster --
Creativity --
Fear, Lust, and Beauty --
Leonardo/Theories --
Leonardo/Inventions --
Emotions/Memory --
Space and Time/Space-Time --
Leonardo/Remote Viewing --
Leonardo's Brain --
Leonardo/Asynchrony --
Evolution/Extinction.
Responsibility: Leonard Shlain.

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He was the archetypal genius. A painter. A scientist. An inventor. An engineer. Even today, he remains the dictionary definition of a Renaissance man: Leonardo da Vinci. In Leonardo's Brain, surgeon Read more...

 
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