VSAC 2019: Visual Science of Art Conference 2019

VSAC 2019: Visual Science of Art Conference 2019 Leuven, Belgium, August 21-24, 2019 Dear colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce the details regarding this year’s edition of VSAC, incl. the preliminary program and the call for submissions. Call for submissions The 7th edition of the Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC) is an interdisciplinary […]

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Matthias Sperling: Now That We Know

Matthias Sperling returns to Lilian Baylis Studio in London with Now That We Know, a science fiction lecture exploring a future relationship between mind and body, on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 November. Now That We Know explores a hypothetical future in which science has discovered precisely how our bodies give rise to our mind – there […]

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The Arts and The Brain: Psychology and Physiology Beyond Pleasure

A whole new volume of Progress in Brain Research, edited by Julia F. Christensen & Antoni Gomila, devoted to the psychology and neuroscience of art: Progress in Brain Research Volume 237, Pages 2-484 (2018) The volume includes 22 chapters written by an amazing line-up of contributors: . The Arts, Brain and Evolution 1. Art, Symbolism and […]

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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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CALL FOR PAPERS from The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature

 CALL FOR PAPERS, IGEL Stavanger (NO), July 25-28, 2018  The International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL) invites submissions to the 2018 biennial conference across all areas of the empirical study of literature and media, including but not limited to, cognitive processing of literature, literature/media and culture, neuroscience and literature, literary reception, reading […]

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MSc in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity

Looking for additional education opportunities in the field of creativity, art, empirical aesthetics or neuroaesthetics? Here is a great opportunity: Goldsmiths, University of London is launching a new MSc programme for the academic year 2018-19 in Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity. It will be led by Guido Orgs, Rebecca Chamberlain, and Joydeep Bhattacharya. The […]

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Call for papers for the 7th EVOMUSART conference

The 7th International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design (evoMUSART) will be held in Parma in 4-6 April 2018, as part of the evo* event. The main goal of EvoMusArt is to bring together researchers who are using Computational Intelligence techniques for artistic tasks such as visual art, music, architecture, video, […]

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UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, SYDNEY – APPLICATIONS FOR UNSW PHD SCIENTIA SCHOLARSHIPS INVITED

EMBODIED VISUAL PERCEPTION IN ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS: A PHD PROJECT JOINTLY SUPERVISED BY RESEARCHERS IN UNSW ART & DESIGN and UNSW PSYCHOLOGY   Using diagnostic and interactive desktop- and head-mounted mobile eye tracking technologies to record and analyse the situated, embodied experience of visual aesthetics/visitor experience in art galleries and museums, this project will make […]

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