How can aesthetics be explained by the brain and its underlying biological, chemical, and physical processes? Neuroscience is explaining ever more about art, but will...
What is happening in our brains when we perceive and appreciate the arts? What are the neural substrates of artistic sensations, feelings and emotions? How do diverse arts...
How can the three pounds of wet tissue inside our skulls create and appreciate the grandeur and psychic power of music? Musical feel, beauty and emotion seem so radically...
What’s the relationship between the mental activity of our minds and the physical actions of our brain? It’s called The Mind-Body Problem. To many, it’s a perennial...
Art delights us, but how so, and why? Can art be modes of discovery and creation that enhance understanding? Explore art’s relationship with cognitive science,...
What can music reveal about how the mind works? How does cognitive science study the human capacity for, and experience of, music? How to tease apart the elements of music:...
What is the nature of art? What makes something “art”, and why should we value it? What are aesthetics and art theory? Can philosophy of art enhance appreciation...