Researchers at the University of Michigan measured the eye movements of American and Chinese graduate students who viewed photographs
Oh, a schizophrenic mouse! This or that part of the brain lights up when we are deciding to eat this pie or that…An ‘experiment’ using MRI to find out why women like shoes …
I write about art and science, their similarities and differences, their struggles and conciliations; how they are perceived…
The New York critic Peter Schjeldahl’s flip-flop last year in his opinion of a painting, Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907), by Gustav Klimt started
Protein folding? Well, it’s a video game.
Since 2008, scientists
Consciousness is not a thing, but a process – William James.
Process is the new
Art, glamorous as its image may seem, struggles to be taken seriously as an academic discipline in universities. Perhaps as a consequence, there is the constant
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On this day, February 15, Richard Feynman died in Los Angeles, in 1988. He was of course the Nobel physicist (1965) who was well known for his idiosyncrasies. One of them was that he played the Bongo drum (professionally), and furthermore, from repairing radios to picking locks… to painting and poetry he did it all. So on this day, I will print a poem from one of his lectures, The Value of Science:
There are two types of believers in art, or religion, or even science: the true believer, who is constantly testing his beliefs by