Cool Brain Art

Last month was the conclusion of Brain-Art Competition 2011, and some of the entries are really intriguing. There were four categories of entry:

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Art, Science, and Ads

Every human culture has developed some kind of art, and scientists puzzling over art’s appeal are proposing a neuroscience-based explanation. Vilayanur Ramachandran of the University of San Diego’s Center for Brain and Cognition, along with colleage William Hirstein, some years ago proposed eight laws of artistic experience: 1. The “peak shift principle” makes exaggerated elements [...]

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