Brain, Mind, and Body: Interactions with Art in Renaissance Italy

@article{Ginn2008BrainMA,
  title={Brain, Mind, and Body: Interactions with Art in Renaissance Italy},
  author={Sheryl R Ginn and L. Lorusso},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={295 - 313}
}
  • Sheryl R Ginn, L. Lorusso
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the History of the Neurosciences
  • The Renaissance saw the first systematic anatomical and physiological studies of the brain and human body because scientists, for the first time in centuries, were allowed to dissect human bodies for study. Renaissance artists were frequently found at dissections and their attention to detail can be observed in their products. Scientists themselves were increasingly artistic, and they created astonishing anatomical models and illustrations that can still be studied. The cross-fertilization of… CONTINUE READING
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