Journals Higher Education

£34.99

Hardback

Published: 14 October 2019

272 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198793533


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The Empathic Screen

Cinema and Neuroscience

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra
Translator Frances Anderson

  • The first time that embodied simulation theory (triggered by the discovery of mirror neurons) has been applied to film studies
  • Contains original empirical results which emphasize the relevance of film aesthetics and techniques,thus contributing to an update of classical film theory
  • Maintains an historical and aesthetic approach to cinema, demonstrating how cognitive neuroscience and the humanities can find common ground for research and discussion
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