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The Resource The age of insight : the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present, Eric R. Kandel

The age of insight : the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present, Eric R. Kandel

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The age of insight : the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present
Title
The age of insight
Title remainder
the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present
Statement of responsibility
Eric R. Kandel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A brilliant book by a Nobel Prize winner, "The Age of Insight" takes readers to Vienna in 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind--our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions--and how mind and brain relate to art
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
154.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF315
LC item number
.K296 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The age of insight : the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present, Eric R. Kandel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-574) and index
Contents
A psychoanalytic psychology and art of unconscious emotion -- An inward turn : Vienna 1900 -- Exploring the truths hidden beneath the surface : origins of a scientific medicine -- Viennese artists, writers, and scientists meet in the Zuckerkandl Salon --Exploring the brain beneath the skull : origins of a scientific psychiatry -- Exploring mind together with the brain : the development of a brain-based psychology -- Exploring mind apart from the brain : origins of a dynamic psychology -- Searching for inner meaning in literature -- The depiction of modern women's sexuality in art -- The depiction of the psyche in art -- The fusion of eroticism, aggression, and anxiety in art -- A cognitive psychology of visual perception and emotional response to art --Discovering the beholder's share -- Observation is also invention : the brain as a creativity machine -- The emergence of twentieth-century painting -- Biology of the beholder's visual response to art -- The brain's processing of visual images -- Deconstruction of the visual image: the building blocks of form perception -- Reconstruction of the world we see : vision is information processing -- High-level vision and the brain's perception of face, hands, and body -- Top-down processing of information : using memory to find meaning -- The deconstruction of emotion : the search for emotional primitives -- The artistic depiction of emotion through the face, hands, body, and color -- Unconscious emotions, conscious feelings, and their bodily expression -- Biology of the beholder's emotional response to art -- Top-down control of cognitive emotional information -- The biological response to beauty and ugliness in art -- The beholder's share : entering the private theater of another's mind -- The biology of the beholder's share : modeling other people's minds -- How the brain regulates emotion and empathy -- An evolving dialogue between visual art and science -- Artistic universals and the Austrian expressionists -- The creative brain-- The cognitive unconscious and the creative brain -- Brain circuits for creativity -- Talent, creativity, and brain development -- Knowing ourselves : the new dialogue between art and science
Control code
sky246787046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 636 p.
Isbn
9781400068715
Lccn
2011025274
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
i9781400068715
Label
The age of insight : the quest to understand the unconscious in art, mind, and brain : from Vienna 1900 to the present, Eric R. Kandel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-574) and index
Contents
A psychoanalytic psychology and art of unconscious emotion -- An inward turn : Vienna 1900 -- Exploring the truths hidden beneath the surface : origins of a scientific medicine -- Viennese artists, writers, and scientists meet in the Zuckerkandl Salon --Exploring the brain beneath the skull : origins of a scientific psychiatry -- Exploring mind together with the brain : the development of a brain-based psychology -- Exploring mind apart from the brain : origins of a dynamic psychology -- Searching for inner meaning in literature -- The depiction of modern women's sexuality in art -- The depiction of the psyche in art -- The fusion of eroticism, aggression, and anxiety in art -- A cognitive psychology of visual perception and emotional response to art --Discovering the beholder's share -- Observation is also invention : the brain as a creativity machine -- The emergence of twentieth-century painting -- Biology of the beholder's visual response to art -- The brain's processing of visual images -- Deconstruction of the visual image: the building blocks of form perception -- Reconstruction of the world we see : vision is information processing -- High-level vision and the brain's perception of face, hands, and body -- Top-down processing of information : using memory to find meaning -- The deconstruction of emotion : the search for emotional primitives -- The artistic depiction of emotion through the face, hands, body, and color -- Unconscious emotions, conscious feelings, and their bodily expression -- Biology of the beholder's emotional response to art -- Top-down control of cognitive emotional information -- The biological response to beauty and ugliness in art -- The beholder's share : entering the private theater of another's mind -- The biology of the beholder's share : modeling other people's minds -- How the brain regulates emotion and empathy -- An evolving dialogue between visual art and science -- Artistic universals and the Austrian expressionists -- The creative brain-- The cognitive unconscious and the creative brain -- Brain circuits for creativity -- Talent, creativity, and brain development -- Knowing ourselves : the new dialogue between art and science
Control code
sky246787046
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 636 p.
Isbn
9781400068715
Lccn
2011025274
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
i9781400068715

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