2002 Conference on Neuroesthetics

2002 - Speakers

Jean-Pierre Changeux, Professor of Molecular Biology, College de France and Institut Pasteur
“A Neurocognitive and Evolutionary Approach to Art”

Ernst Poppel, Chair of the Board of Directors, Center for Human Sciences and Director of the Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich

Katherine Sherwood, Artist and Associate Professor of Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley
“How a Cerebral Hemorrhage Altered My Art”

Vilayanur Ramachandran, Professor of Neurosciences and Psychology, University of California, San Diego
“Synesthesia, Art and the Nature of Thought”

Hideo Sakata, Professor of Neurobiology
Nihon University, Tokyo
“Representation of Depth in Art and in the Brain”

John Searle, Mills Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Language, University of California, Berkeley

Mark Turner, Professor of English Language and Literature Doctoral Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, University of Maryland
“The Pleasure of Binding and Compression”

Semir Zeki, Professor of Neurobiology, University College London
“The Function of Art is an Extension of the Function of the Brain