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The neural imagination : aesthetic and neuroscientific approaches to the arts

Author: Irving Massey
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Cognitive approaches to literature and culture series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Shows how neuroscience can enhance our understanding of certain features of art. This book illustrates a humanistic approach to the arts.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Massey
ISBN: 9780292752795 0292752792 0292725655 9780292725652
OCLC Number: 699571034
Description: XVI, 224 Seiten : Illustrationen, Notenbeispiele ; 22 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Part 1: The Imagination, Neural Chapter 1. Background, Purposes, and Limitations of the Inquiry Chapter 2. Neuroscience and the Visual Arts Chapter 3. At the Limits of Language Chapter 4. Music and Language in Dream Part 2: The Imagination, Plain Chapter 5. The Three Fields Part 3: Conclusions Chapter 6. Ideas and Values Bibliography Index
Series Title: Cognitive approaches to literature and culture series
Responsibility: Irving Massey.

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"The power of Massey's own imagination, and his vivid writing, make this book a delight." Oliver Sacks

 
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