Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures, Eric R. Kandel
  • List: $15.99  |  Sale: $11.20
    Club: $7.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures

Author: Eric R. Kandel

Narrator: James Anderson Foster

Unabridged: 4 hr 1 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 01/30/2018

Genre: Science - Life Sciences - Neuroscience

Synopsis

Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art and seek to understand its meaning. Kandel illustrates how reductionism—the distillation of larger scientific or aesthetic concepts into smaller, more tractable components—has been used by scientists and artists alike to pursue their respective truths. He draws on his Nobel Prize-winning work revealing the neurobiological underpinnings of learning and memory in sea slugs to shed light on the complex workings of the mental processes of higher animals. In Reductionism in Art and Brain Science, Kandel shows how this radically reductionist approach, applied to the most complex puzzle of our time—the brain—has been employed by modern artists who distill their subjective world into color, form, and light. Kandel demonstrates through bottom-up sensory and top-down cognitive functions how science can explore the complexities of human perception and help us to perceive, appreciate, and understand great works of art.

Recommended

The Brain The Story of You, David Eagleman
The Brain
by David Eagleman

List: $17.50

Sale: $12.25

Club: $8.75

Narrator: David Eagleman
Published: 10/06/2015

Understanding the Brain From Cells to Behavior to Cognition, John E. Dowling
Understanding the Brain
by John E. Dowling

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 12/18/2018

The Future of the Mind The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, Michio Kaku
The Future of the Mind
by Michio Kaku

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Feodor Chin
Published: 02/25/2014

Moonwalking with Einstein The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, Joshua Foer
Moonwalking with Einstein
by Joshua Foer

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 03/03/2011

The Male Brain, Louann Brizendine, M.D.
The Male Brain
by Louann Brizendine, M.D.

List: $10.00

Sale: $7.00

Club: $5.00

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 03/23/2010

The River of Consciousness, Oliver Sacks
The River of Consciousness
by Oliver Sacks

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Dan Woren
Published: 10/24/2017

Healthy Brain, Happy Life A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain and Do Everything Better, Wendy Suzuki
Healthy Brain, Happy Life
by Wendy Suzuki

List: $24.99

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.49

Narrator: Wendy Suzuki
Published: 05/19/2015

The Hacking of the American Mind The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains, Robert H. Lustig
The Hacking of the American Mind
by Robert H. Lustig

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Robert H. Lustig
Published: 09/12/2017

How to Create a Mind The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, Ray Kurzweil
How to Create a Mind
by Ray Kurzweil

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Christopher Lane
Published: 11/13/2012
{"id":"2056053","ean":"9781977373762","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures","subtitle":"Bridging the Two Cultures","author":"Eric R. Kandel","rating_average":"0","narrator":"James Anderson Foster","ubr_id":"2056053","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"15.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"9.59","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"James Anderson Foster","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}