Call for Registration: Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind

Call for Registration Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind Online, 30 June – 2 July 2021 You are warmly invited to Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind, a three-day international and interdisciplinary conference that will bring together philosophers, art historians, and cognitive scientists for the first systematic exploration of the intersections between predictive processing and […]

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Call for Abstracts: Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind

  The conference: We are delighted to invite contributions for ‘Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind’, a two-day international and interdisciplinary conference that will be held at the University of York, UK, on 24th and 25th September 2020. Deadline for submissions: 24th May 2020. The conference will bring together philosophers, art historians and cognitive […]

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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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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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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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2016 international Conference on Mobile Brain-Body Imaging and the Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity

Meeting Announcement 2016 International Conference on Mobile Brain-Body Imaging (MoBI) and the Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity  (http://yourbrainonart.egr.uh.edu/) Live Aqua, Cancun, Mexico  . The 2016 International Conference on Mobile Brain-Body Imaging (MoBI) and the Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity (http://yourbrainonart.egr.uh.edu/) is organized by the University of Houston’s Non-Invasive Brain Machine Interface Systems Laboratory and […]

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Are human visual preferences older than humans themselves?

Our most recent paper shows that we (Homo sapiens) share our preference for curved contours with our closest living primate relatives: chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla). This suggests that such preference is not a unique evolutionary acquisition of our species. It seems, rather, that we inherited it from earlier primate ancestors – at least the common ancestor of humans, chimpanzees and gorillas, which lived in […]

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Upcoming conference: ‘Art and the Brain’

Art and the Brain: How Imagery Makes Us Human McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge 7th-8th December 2015   The Art and the Brain conference aims to encourage an interdisciplinary discussion between archaeologists, neurophysiologists and artists to develop current understandings and interpretations of non-verbal communication and the development of art in prehistory. Recent […]

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