‘Self-Impressions’ Event at Tate

“In the past few decades, however, the idea of an unbridgeable divide between art and science has begun to dissolve as increased dissemination of scientific findings into mainstream culture have led artists to examine how the images and concepts produced by cognitive science can inform their work. At the same time many psychologists have come to recognise the value in understanding and taking seriously the power of art, both as a topic of scientific study and as a means of communicating the wonder that our growing understanding of the mind and brain inspire.”

TEDx Talk in Oxford

“If forced to choose which sense they’re attached to the least, most people would point to smell. But could we still live a fulfilling life without it? Prof. Barry Smith looks into the matter for us.”