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Beauty in the Brain

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4 – 5:30pm

Beauty in the Brain

A public lecture presented by Anjan Chatterjee, Professor and Chair of Neurology, Pennsylvania Hospital, on the Beauty in the Brain as Part of the Neurohumanities lecture series 2017 - 2018.

Dr. Chatterjee’s Areas of Interest:

  • Cognitive processes underlying figurative & spatial language, event representation, aesthetics, and neuroethics
  • Differences in processing of patients with brain injury compared with healthy adults
  • Author: - The Aesthetic Brain: How we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art
  • Co-editor: - Neuroethics in Practice: Mind, medicine, and society
  • The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: behavioral neurology and neuropsychology

See the full schedule of Neurohumanities lecture series 2018 here
Find out more about the Neurohumanities Programme for 2018

Campus LocationScience Gallery
Accessibility: Yes
Research Theme: Digital Humanities
Event Category: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public, Science Gallery
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free

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