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Brain finds pleasure in processing abstract art | Most people find the blurred imagery of Impressionist paintings appealing and the new studies show that these images stimulate the amygdala, the area in the brain geared to detect threats in our peripheral vision. The amygdala plays a big role in our emotions, which may explain why we find Impressionist paintings so moving.

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Your Brain on Art | The Scientist Magazine®

Your Brain on Art: A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.

New Bath exhibition unlocks Art of the Brain: The Art of the Brain includes drawings, paintings and installations on the workings of the brain and how dysfunction is shown in depression, drug addiction and Alzheimer's.

Scientists from the University of Bath have joined forces with a local artist to raise awareness of brain research. Researchers from the department of pharmacy and pharmacology worked with artist.

Nobel laureate neuroscientist Eric Kandel explores art and the mind/brain for the Assembly Series | Newsroom | Washington University in St. ...

CANCELED: Nobel laureate neuroscientist Eric Kandel explores art and the mind/brain for the Assembly Series

From Creativity in Motion - making a positive - through art - out of a negative - chronic neurological illness.

My Own Beautiful, but Altered Brain

From Creativity in Motion - making a positive - through art - out of a negative - chronic neurological illness.

Locating art in the brain of the beholder - New Scientist: Who is your favorite artist? Whatever your own answer, it is bound to differ from mine or anyone else's. That's one of the beautiful things about art – everybody interprets and experiences it differently. But why?

Locating art in the brain of the beholder - life - 21 October 2013 - New Scientist

Beautiful Minds: The Enigma of Genius - YouTube

Creativity & the Everyday Brain: How do we prime our brains to be more creative? Lessons from neuroimaging and Special Olympics with neuropsychologist, Rex Jung Ph.

[VIDEO] The Beautiful Brain- Elizabeth Jameson

My Own Beautiful, but Altered Brain

Documentary short: When a lawyer specializing in children's disability rights becomes unable to work due to a massive brain lesion caused by multiple scleros.

Brain and beauty: What makes us fall in love with art? | BBC News [VIDEO] :  Help	    When Eric Kandel looks at a beautiful painting he does more than consider its artistic value. The Nobel Prize winner and renowned neuropsychiatrist is also contemplating how the rest of us look at art.

What makes us fall in love with art?

In The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, Dr Eric Kandel explores the science behind our response to art.

"How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains:  Eleven areas of the brain are showing differential activity levels in a Dartmouth study using functional MRI to measure how humans manipulate mental imagery..." (article)  [www.ScienceDaily.com]

How and where imagination occurs in human brains

How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains: Eleven areas of the brain show differential activity levels in a Dartmouth study using functional MRI to measure how humans manipulate mental imagery.

Creativity and Brain

The Roots of Creativity Found in the Brain

Humans' ability to think mathematically or create art involves a widespread network of interacting brain regions.

Can You Meditate Through Art? Awesome post on mandalas, mindfulness, and finding your center through art.

Can You Meditate Through Art? Excellent post on mandalas, mindfulness, and finding your center through art.