How Art Is Crucial To Understanding The Human Mind

Antonio Damasio, M.D., is a professor of neuroscience and the director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. He is a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience and a highly cited researcher.


Walking the halls here at the Brain and Creativity Institute, I see art works from your personal collection, and downstairs there is a theater that is also used as a recording studio. How are you furthering the understanding of the connection between the brain and the arts?

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Eric Clapton And JJ Cale: Notes On A Friendship – NPR

NPR Eric Clapton And JJ Cale: Notes On A Friendship NPR There are, you could argue, two strands of Eric Clapton fans: those who love his scorching electric solos and groundbreaking fusions of blues and rock, and those who prefer his mellow,…


I think he saw his job on the same sort of scale as someone who likes to do landscape gardening, or an architect. He just thought it was something you could develop a skill at.

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