Neurology of the Arts
Painting, Music, LiteratureeBook - 2004
This book is the first attempt to provide a basis for the interactionof the brain and nervous system with painting, music andliterature. The introduction deals with the problems of creativity andwhich parts of the brain are involved. Then an overview of artpresents the multiple facets, such as anatomy, and the myths appearingin ancient descriptions of conditions such as polio and migraine. Theneurological basis of painters like Goya and van Gogh isanalysed. Other chapters in the section on art cover da Vinci'smechanics and the portrayal of epilepsy. The section on music concernsthe parts of th.
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press, 2004
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 438 pages) : illustrations data file,rda