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- ISBN: 9780198825234 | 0198825234
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/4/2018
Joseph P. Huston is Professor of Physiological Psychology at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. Joseph has published more than 400 books and scientific articles in areas of behavioral neurosciences with a focus on brain mechanisms of addiction, memory, and reward. He is chief editor of the journals Behavioural Brain Research and Reviews in the Neurosciences, and the book series Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience.
Marcos Nadal is Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain. His main research focuses on the evolution, neural correlates, and function of cognitive and affective processes involved in aesthetic preference and art appreciation, as well as moral judgment and metaphoric language.
Francisco Mora is Professor of Human Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain. He has written numerous articles for scientific journals including Science and Nature and several books, among them The Hot Brain and Neurocultura.
Luigi F. Agnati is Professor of Human Physiology at the University of Modena, Italy, and Adjunct Professor at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, where he received the Honoris Causa Degree in Medicine. He has published more than 620 papers in refereed international journals and seven textbooks.
Camilo J. Cela-Conde is Emeritus Professor of the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain. His publications include On Genes, Gods and Tyrants, Human Evolution: Trails from the Past (with Francisco J. Ayala) and Processes in Human Evolution: The Journey from Early Hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans (with Francisco J. Ayala).
Section One: Foundational Issues
1. Neuroculture: A new cultural revolution?, Francisco Mora
2. Art, meaning, and aesthetics: the case for a cognitive neuroscience of art, William P. Seeley
3. States, People, and Contexts: Three Psychological Challenges for the Neuroscience of Aesthetics, Kirill Fayn and Paul J. Silvia
4. Aesthetic appreciation - convergence from experimental aesthetics and physiology, Helmut Leder, Gernot Gerger and David Brieber
5. The Moving Eye of the Beholder. Eye-Tracking and the Perception of Paintings, Christoph Klein and Raphael Rosenberg
Section Two: Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Aesthetics and Art
6. Neural Mechanisms for Evaluating the Attractiveness of Faces, Spas Getov and Joel S. Winston
7. Indeterminate Art Works and the Human Brain, Robert Pepperell and Alumit Ishai
8. Contextual bias and insulation against bias during esthetic rating: the implication of VMPFC and DLPFC in neural valuation, Ulrich Kirk and David Freedberg
9. Neuroimaging Studies of Making Aesthetic Products, Oshin Vartanian
Section Three: Cognitive Neuroscience of Dance
10. Beautiful embodiment: The shaping of aesthetic preference by personal experience, Emily S. Cross
11. Sensorimotor aesthetics: Neural correlates of aesthetic perception of dance, Beatriz Calvo-Merino
12. Towards ecological validity in empirical aesthetics of dance, Julia F. Christensen and Corinne Jola
Section Four: Cognitive Neuroscience of Music
13. Liking music: Genres, contextual factors, and individual differences, Kathleen A. Corrigall and E. Glenn Schellenberg
14. Tension-resolution patterns as a key element of aesthetic experience: psychological principles and underlying brain mechanisms, Moritz Lehne and Stefan Koelsch
15. From Pleasure to Liking and Back: Bottom-up and Top-down Neural Routes to the Aesthetic Enjoyment of Music, Elvira Brattico
16. Effects of expertise on the cognitive and neural processes involved in musical appreciation, Marcus T. Pearce
Section Five: Neuropsychology of Art and Aesthetics
17. The Neuropsychology of Visual Art, Anjan Chatterjee
18. The Creation of Art in the Setting of Dementia, Indre Viskontas and Suzee Lee
19. Hemispheric Specialization, Art, and Aesthetics, Dahlia W. Zaidel
Section Six: The Evolution of Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain
20. Towards a comparative approach to empirical aesthetics, Gesche Westphal-Fitch and W. Tecumseh Fitch
21. Art and Brain Coevolution, Camilo J. Cela-Conde and Francisco Ayala
22. Art as a human "instinct-like " behaviour emerging from the exaptation of the communication processes, Luigi F. Agnati, Diego Guidolin, and Kjell Fuxe
Section Seven: Integrative Approaches
23. Neurobiological foundations of art and aesthetics, Edmund T. Rolls
24. Aesthetic evaluation of art: a formal approach, Alexander J. Huston and Joseph P. Huston
25. Tempos of Eternity: Music, Volition, and Playing with Time, Barbara G. Goodrich