Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 March 2013

400 Pages | 23

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199862139

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Exploring Cognition at the Movies

Edited by Arthur P. Shimamura

  • Introduces new discipline, "psychocinematics," to the study of aesthetic science
  • Brings philosophers, film theorists, psychologists, and neuroscientists together for the first time to consider our movie experience
  • Considers the techniques filmmakers have used to attract and affect audiences, whether by accident or by design
  • Appeals to a wide viewership by citing films from the cinematic avant-garde to the popular blockbuster

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