Events – Art, Emotion and the Brain

February 1, 2008 at 10:44 pm Leave a comment

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San Francisco’s Exploratorium, land of science-y fun for kids (and young-at-heart adults) is hosting a Mind Lecture Series each Saturday at 2pm during the month of February.

This Saturday’s offering is on Art, Emotion and the Brain. Check it out!

Event Information
Title: Mind Lecture Series: Art, Emotion and the Brain
Date: Feb 2, 2008
Time: 2:00 PM
Complete Description:Mind Lecture Series:
Art, Emotion and the Brain
A Panel Discussion Hosted by Pireeni Sundaralingam
McBean Theater, 2:00 p.m.
How do artists affect our emotions? How do our emotional reactions inform art? Join prize-winning war photographer Smith Patrick, Royal Shakespeare Company director Rob Clare, film composer William Susman, and neuroscientist Pireeni Sundaralingam in a symposium on the mood-altering powers of music, drama, and visual art.Host Pireeni Sundaralingam likes hiking around on the Nabokovian ridge where “scientific knowledge meets artistic imagination.” Educated at Oxford, she has held national fellowships in both cognitive science and poetry.
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