Picture Gallery: Exploring How Art Affects the Brain
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Picture Gallery: Exploring How Art Affects the Brain

Neuroaesthetics Nobel Laureate Explores How Art Affects the Brain

Neuropsychiatrist and Nobel laureate Eric Kandel's recent book on the brain, art and the creative process is a fascinating look into the brand new area of research called "neuroaesthetics." Just as fascinating is his perspective on turn-of-the-century Vienna, the city of his birth, which later expelled him for being Jewish.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen