When the Mind is the Medium; On the New Connections between Art and Neuroscience


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Ellen Levy discusses the burgeoning work at the nexus between the arts and neurosciences today. There is a renewed interest in how artists can provide outlooks insights and new approaches for cognitive and neuroscientists. and recognises the inadequacies of contemporary science to understand subjective experience, qualia and consciousness . She notes that some qualia can now be measured; her discussant Roger Malina, her discussant, jokes that this is the first time he has heard an artist comment favorably on reductionism.


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