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From books to podcasts, here is a place to find information about collaborations and work that showcase science and art as one fused discipline.

Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation.

Edwards, David A.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2008.

Touched With Fire

Jamison, Kay Redfield

Simon & Schuster Canada, 1996.

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science

Bridging the Two Cultures

Kandel, Eric R. 

Columbia University Press, 2016.

The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain: From Vienna 1900 to the Present.

Kandel, Eric R.

New York: Random House, 2012.

Neuroarthistory: From Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki. 

Onians, John. 

New Haven: Yale UP, 2008.

The Art and Science of Portraiture

Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara, and Jessica Hoffmann Davis.

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997. Print.

Splendors and Miseries of the Brain: Love, Creativity, and the Quest for Human Happiness

Zeki, Semir

Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

European Art: A Neuroarthistory

Onians, John. 

New Haven: Yale UP, 2016.

Inner vision: An exploration of art and the brain. 

Zeki, Semir and Nash, John. 

Vol. 415. Oxford: Oxford university press, 1999.


Changeux, Jean-Pierre. “Art and Neuroscience.” Leonardo, vol. 27, no. 3, 1994, pp. 189–201.


Fissler, P., Kolassa, I.T., Schrader, C. (2015) Educational games for brain health: revealing their unexplored potential through a neurocognitive approach. Frontiers in psychology, 6:1056.


Hasson, Uri, et al. "Neurocinematics: The neuroscience of film." Projections 2.1 (2008): 1-26.


Hodel, Corinne et al. “The Electric Retina: An Interplay of Media Art and Neuroscience.” Leonardo, vol. 43, no. 3, 2010, pp. 263–267.


Holmes, R. "Science fiction: The science that fed Frankenstein. Richard Holmes ponders the discoveries that inspired the young Mary Shelley to write her classic, 200 years ago." Nature. Jul 28th, 2016. Vol. 535. pp 490-492.


Huang, Mengfei. "The neuroscience of art." Stanford Journal of Neuroscience 2.1 (2009): 24-26.


James, S. "Science Journals: The worlds of H.G. Wells. Simon J.James looks back at the richly varied contribution of science-fiction writer and science popularizer." Nature. Sept 8th, 2016, Vol. 537. pp. 162-164.


Mulrooney, S. "Art-science collaborations: Change of Perspective. Pick up a lump of clay or stare at Leonardo water drawing - your science, not just your frame of mine, will benefit from it." Nature, Sept 1st, 2016. vol. 537, pp. 125

Gray, A. "Try catch throw." Nature. Sept 8th, 2016. Vol. 537. pp 259-270.


Perkowitz, S. "Science fiction: Boldly going for 50 years. Sidney Perkowitz scans the impacts of Star Trek on science, technology, and society." Nature. Sept 8th, 2016. Vol 537. pp. 165-166.


Seeley, W. P. "Art, meaning, and perception: a question of methods for a cognitive neuroscience of art." The British Journal of Aesthetics 53.4 (2013): 443-460.


Seeley, William P. "What Is the Cognitive Neuroscience of Art... and Why Should We Care?." Newsletter of the American Society for Aesthetics 31 (2011): 1-4.


Wurzman, R., Yaden, D., Giordano, J. (2016) Neuroscience Fiction As Eidola: Social Reflection And Neuroethical Obligations In Depictions Of Neuroscience In Film. Cambridge Quarterly of healthcare ethics: CQ: the international journal of healthcare ethics committees:1‐21.

Academic Journals

Bain, Tammy. “Brown Bag: Painter mixes art, science.” North Platte Telegraph. October 19, 2016.


Chatterjee, Anjan. “Neuroaesthetics: Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.” The Scientist. May 1, 2014.


Crow, Kelly. “Artist Lia Chavez Lends Her Mind to Science.” The Wall Street Journal. October 18, 2016.


“Exploring the Intersection of Neuroscience and Art: Four Works by Art-Science Research Fellow Lia Min.” Life Sciences Institute - University of Michigan. May 30, 2014.


Fernandez, Matthew. “Environmental lab explores intersection of art, science.” Daily Bruin. October 19, 2016.


Franz, Julia. “What happens in our brains when we look at art?” Public Radio International – Studio 360. October 22, 2016.


Hutton, Noah. “Art and Neuroscience: a State of the Union.” The Creativity Post. October 10, 2012.


Joseph, Nancy. “This is Your Brain on Art.” Perspectives Newsletter – College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington. December 2013.


Landau, Elizabeth. “What the brain draws from: Art and neuroscience.” CNN. September 15, 2012.


Onians, John & Eric Fernie. “Neuro Ways of Seeing.” Tate Etc. issue 13: Summer 2008.


Rachel. “Does the Science Community Have a Responsibility to Defend Artistic Education?” October 26, 2016. Art X Neuroscience: Public Engagement in Art and Science.


Stern, Kelsey. “Science intersects with art in experimental illustrator’s work.” Daily Bruin. February 3, 2016.


Tyler, Christopher W. "The human expression of symmetry: art and neuroscience." ICUS Symmetry Symposium, Seoul. 2000. XXII ICUS Session, Smith Kettlewell Institute Webstie.

News Articles

Affecting Perception Exhibition, 2-31 March 2013, O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY


Jae-yeon, Woo. “Artist Cody Choi finds beauty, art in frustration.” Yonhap News Agency. October 27, 2016.


Taylor, Ashley P. “Double Take: Science-Inspired Art.” The Scientist. October 24, 2016. Pace University, New York City.



Antoniades, Chrystalina. “Thinking About the Brain: The Art of Seeing.” Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. February 12, 2015. 0:11:31.


Humphreys, Glyn. “Thinking About the Brain: Half a World: What unilateral neglect tells us about space and the brain.” Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. February 12, 2015. 0:17:00.


Kennard, Christopher. “Thinking About the Brain: Art, Illusions and the Visual Brain.” Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. February 12, 2015. 0:25:53.


Art X Neuroscience: Public Engagement in Art and Science,


Art & Neuroscience Project: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences,


Art-Neuro UK:

Brains: The Mind as Matter:‐mind-matter




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