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Neuroaesthetics . . .

This from the NYT (h/t to Shannon Selin). We will see . . . but me thinks the results (as with neuroeconomics) will be over-stated. Still, great marketing ploy for the author and his publisher. Check out The Science of Art and Brain and Art. This is a very good culturally informed and salutary article that one…

Art and the Limits of Neuroscience

Alva Noë takes the Opinionator slot. What is striking about neuroaesthetics is not so much the fact that it has failed to produce interesting or surprising results about art, but rather the fact that no one — not the scientists, and not the artists and art historians — seem to have minded, or even noticed. What…