The brain, biology and evolution in art and its communication

  title={The brain, biology and evolution in art and its communication},
  author={Dahlia W. Zaidel},
  journal={Int. J. Arts Technol.},
  • D. Zaidel
  • Published 26 March 2009
  • Psychology, Art
  • Int. J. Arts Technol.
Both art and language are referential and symbolic, but while quite a bit is known about language localisation in the brain, scant little is known about art in that regard. In neurology and neuropsychology, studies of patients with localised brain damage for over 100 years has helped chart the neuroanatomical underpinning of numerous types of cognition. Insight into the neuroanatomical underpinning of aspects of art can be obtained from professional artists who have suffered localised or… 
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