Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 August 2013

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780199936939

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Experiencing Art

In the Brain of the Beholder

Arthur Shimamura

  • Unique position on aesthetics that considers vision, emotion, and prior knowledge as all influencing our complex experience of art
  • Shows how new brain imaging methods reveal the link between activity and art experience
  • Current academic dialogues across art and science are accessible, here, to the general reader
  • Features a variety of beautiful and challenging images from different corners of the art world to illustrate concepts at hand

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