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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Postdoctoral position: Neuroaesthetics and your Brain on Dance

Postdoctoral position: Neuroaesthetics and your Brain on Dance The Laboratory for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems invites applications for one National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded postdoctoral  position at the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and the arts. The postdoctoral trainee will work in the areas of neural interfaces, wearable devices, fMRI, and the visual and performing arts […]

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Forthcoming: Art, Aesthetics and the Brain

Watch out for this new book, which will be released July this year: Huston, J. P.; Nadal, M.; Mora, F.; Agnati, L. F. & Cela-Conde, C. J. (Eds.) (2015). Art, Aesthetics and the Brain. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Description: Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. Our ancestors have decorated their bodies, […]

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A brain-computer interface in service of the arts

– Researchers at the University of Houston Brain-Machine Interface Systems Team, led by Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, have been working with Becky Valls, associate professor of dance at the University of Huston, to create “a brain-computer interface in service of the arts”, as Jeannie Kever reports. A wireless EEG cap recording Valls brainwaves while performing dance allows her to modulate the stage lights during […]

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