Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)

The submission deadline for abstracts pertaining to talks/posters and the Art and Design Exhibition for the upcoming congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA), scheduled to take place at the University of Toronto from 30 August to 2 September 2018, has been extended to 8 April 2018. Consider submitting abstracts for talks/posters on […]

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The Unification of the Arts: Neurocognitive Perspectives on What the Arts Share and Why

Steven Brown has organized a one-day conference will explore the underlying similarities and differences among the arts, both at the cognitive and neural levels. Such factors permit syntheses of the arts, such as dancing to music, singing words, streaming background music in a movie, or blending sounds and visual elements in multimedia forms. By understanding […]

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2017 international conference on mobile brain-body imaging (MoBI) and the neuroscience of art, innovation and creativity

The 2017 International Conference on Mobile Brain-Body Imaging (MoBI) and the Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity is organized by the University of Houston (USA) and Miguel Hernandez University of Elche (Spain). For all the information please  visit: http://yourbrainonart2017.egr.uh.edu/ This unique and intellectually-stimulating international conference brings together thought leaders, practitioners and innovators working at the intersection […]

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24th Conference of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics 2016

Don’t miss the 24th Conference of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics in 2016! It is taking place at the University of Vienna from August 29th to September 1st, 2016, hosted by the Empirical Visual Aesthetics (EVA) lab. The conference offers many wonderful features, including symposia, spoken papers, posters, art and science presentations, and four  great keynote […]

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Neurocognitive poetics, by Arthur M. Jacobs

New open-access paper just published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: Jacobs AM (2015) Neurocognitive poetics: methods and models for investigating the neuronal and cognitive-affective bases of literature reception. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 9:186. Abstract: A long tradition of research including classical rhetoric, esthetics and poetics theory, formalism and structuralism, as well as current perspectives in (neuro)cognitive […]

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FSU College of Medicine Recruitment in Neuroscience

The College of Medicine at Florida State University is currently reviewing applicants for 9 new positions in neuroscience.  Lauren S. Weingarden, PhD (Professor of Art History at the Department of Art History) is serving in a consulting capacity for identifying candidates who engage in neuroaesthetics research. Of the these positions, one is for an endowed chair […]

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“Beauty and Value”. Open Meeting in Neuroesthetics

_ _ Dates: 15 and 16 October 2013 Organized by: Semir Zeki and Ray Dolan Confirmed Speakers: Ray Dolan, Beatrice de Gelder, Tomohiro Ishizu, Winfried Menninghaus, Ian Penton-Voak, Barry C Smith and Semir Zeki With the collaboration of the Association for Neuroesthetics, Berlin, The Einstein Foundation Berlin, The Berlin School of Mind and Brain, The […]

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Special Issue of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

The APA journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts has just published a special issue on “Neuroaesthetics: Cognition and Neurobiology of Aesthetic Experience“. Here is the table of contents: Introduction to the special issue: Toward an interdisciplinary neuroaesthetics (Nadal, M. & Skov, M.) Studying aesthetics with the method of production: Effects of context and local […]

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Position available

The University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Austria), Institute for Music Aesthetics, seeks to appoint from the nearest possible date for four years an 0.75 university assistant. Read more here.

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