- Interactions between science and art
Cardiovasc Res 56:330-1. 2002
- Synaesthesia, creativity and art: what is the link?
Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
Br J Psychol 99:127-41. 2008
..Associates Test, Alternate Uses Test) and were also asked about the amount of time engaged in creative arts (visual art, music)...
- The body as art
D J Barker
Skin Clinic, St Luke s Hospital, Bradford, BD5 ONA, UK
J Cosmet Dermatol 1:88-93. 2002
..Psychological disorders may present with dysmorphophobic symptoms. Doctors providing cosmetic services need to be adept at diagnosing psychological illness...
- Windows into nothingness: terror management, meaninglessness, and negative reactions to modern art
Mark J Landau
Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 90:879-92. 2006
Why do people dislike art that they find meaningless? According to terror management theory, maintaining a basic meaningful view of reality is a key prerequisite for managing concerns about mortality...
- Dementia as a window to the neurology of art
Mario F Mendez
Focal type Dementias Clinic, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Med Hypotheses 63:1-7. 2004
b>Art is an expression of neurological function and how it organizes and interprets perception...
- Training the clinical eye and mind: using the arts to develop medical students' observational and pattern recognition skills
Department of Family Medicine, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
Med Educ 40:263-8. 2006
..The purpose of this qualitative study was to better understand the similarities and differences between arts-based and clinical teaching approaches to convey observation and pattern recognition skills...
- When art moves the eyes: a behavioral and eye-tracking study
Research Unit on Theory of Mind, Department of Psychology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
PLoS ONE 7:e37285. 2012
..technique, the influence of bottom-up and top-down processes on visual behavior while subjects, naïve to art criticism, were presented with representational paintings...
- Long-term monitoring of fresco paintings in the cathedral of Valencia (Spain) through humidity and temperature sensors in various locations for preventive conservation
Department of Applied Statistics, Operations Research and Quality, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 11:8685-710. 2011
..Interestingly, sensors recording the highest RH values correspond to zones where humidity problems are causing formation of efflorescence. Recorded data of RH and temperature are discussed according to Italian Standard UNI 10829 (1999)...
- Learning to look: developing clinical observational skills at an art museum
C L Bardes
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
Med Educ 35:1157-61. 2001
..We describe an educational collaboration between a medical school and an art museum, designed for the purpose of developing student skills in observation, description, and interpretation.
- Software for storage and management of microclimatic data for preventive conservation of cultural heritage
Departamento de Fisica Aplicada, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 13:2700-18. 2013
..The results suggest infiltration of rainwater in the vault and weekly relative humidity changes related with the religious service schedules...
- Ambiguities and conventions in the perception of visual art
CNRS and Université Paris Descartes, Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception UMR 8158, 45 Rue des Saints Peres, 75006 Paris, France
Vision Res 48:2143-53. 2008
..While most conventions seem to have their roots in perceptual constraints, those conventions that differ from priors may help us appreciate how visual arts differ from everyday perception...
- Children's human figure drawings do not measure intellectual ability
Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
J Exp Child Psychol 110:444-52. 2011
..We conclude that the DAP:QSS is not a valid measure of intellectual ability and should not be used as a screening tool...
- A cluster design controlled trial of arts-based observational skills training in primary care
Centre for Medical Humanities, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Med Educ 41:395-401. 2007
..To investigate whether the observational skills of doctors and nurses can be improved by arts-based observational skills training...
- Exploring children's stigmatisation of AIDS-affected children in Zimbabwe through drawings and stories
Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
Soc Sci Med 71:975-85. 2010
..It was in written stories that children most eloquently expressed meanings and emotions, and an awareness of the complexity of the scenarios they portrayed...
- Uncomfortable images in art and nature
Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
Perception 37:1098-113. 2008
..frequency range relative to that elsewhere in the spectrum explains variance in judgments of discomfort from art, from images constructed from filtered noise, and from art in which the phase or amplitude spectra have been ..
- Cultural participation and health: a randomized controlled trial among medical care staff
Lars Olov Bygren
Department of Bioscience and Nutrition, The Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, S 14157 Stockholm, Sweden
Psychosom Med 71:469-73. 2009
..Animal experiments suggest possible mechanisms. We studied the link in humans between attending cultural events and health in a randomized controlled trial...
- Health effects on leaders and co-workers of an art-based leadership development program
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychother Psychosom 80:78-87. 2011
..The purpose of the study was to examine whether an art-based leadership program may have a more beneficial effect than a conventional one on leaders' and their ..
- Some principles of spatial organization in art
Christopher W Tyler
Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2318 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Spat Vis 20:509-30. 2007
..These principles can be studied by controlled scientific experiments, but an alternative approach is to use the art works themselves as a database for direct analysis...
- The art of observation: impact of a family medicine and art museum partnership on student education
Nancy C Elder
Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0582, USA
Fam Med 38:393-8. 2006
..Through a family medicine-art museum collaboration, we developed an elective course for second-year medical students titled the "Art of ..
- Indoor air climate requirements for Russian churches and cathedrals
Moscow Architectural University, Russia
Indoor Air 14:168-74. 2004
..On the basis of these investigations, the Russian standard "Orthodox temples. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning" was developed (ABOK, 2002)...
- Trimethylsulfonium hydroxide as derivatization reagent for the chemical investigation of drying oils in works of art by gas chromatography
Institute of Sciences and Technology in Art, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Schillerplatz 3, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
J Chromatogr A 1047:111-6. 2004
..The final procedure was rapid and required little sample handling. It was then tested on fresh oil samples and presented satisfying results, in agreement with previous works...
- SAW: breaking down barriers between art and science
John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, United Kingdom
PLoS Biol 6:e211. 2008
- A narrative view of art therapy and art making by women with breast cancer
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
J Health Psychol 11:761-75. 2006
b>Art therapy (with an art therapist) and art making (without an art therapist) show promise as avenues for psychosocial support for women with breast cancer...
- Identification and differentiation of dragon's blood in works of art using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
Doerner Institut, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Barer Str 29, 80799 Munich, Germany
Anal Bioanal Chem 397:1363-76. 2010
..chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) within the context of a routine analysis of binding media used in works of art. The detection of specific flavonoid marker compounds in both underivatised and methylated methanol extracts ..
- Black art posters, an incentive to increase study enrollment among Blacks in a large cohort study
Antronette K Yancey
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Prev Med 46:370-3. 2008
Black art posters were offered to replace or augment the established $10 incentive for questionnaire completion in a longitudinal cohort study.
- An art gallery access programme for people with dementia: 'you do it for the moment'
Aged Care Evaluation Unit, NSW Greater Southern Area Health Service, Australia
Aging Ment Health 13:744-52. 2009
..This programme investigated the effect of taking people with dementia to discuss artworks at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA)...
- Climacteric symptoms among indigenous Australian women and a model for the use of culturally relevant art in health promotion
Susan R Davis
The Jean Hailes Foundation Research Unit, 173 Carinish Road, Clayton, Victoria, 3168 Australia
Menopause 10:345-51. 2003
..To evaluate climacteric symptoms among rural and remote, indigenous Australian women and to develop culturally relevant women's health midlife educational material...
- Rock art at the pleistocene/holocene boundary in Eastern South America
Walter A Neves
Laboratório de Estudos Evolutivos Humanos, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, CP11461, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
PLoS ONE 7:e32228. 2012
..the symbolic world of the first humans who settled the New World, because artistic manifestations either as rock-art, ornaments, and portable art objects dated to the Pleistocene/Holocene transition are exceedingly rare in the ..
- Art and authenticity: the importance of originals in judgments of value
George E Newman
School of Management, Yale University, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Exp Psychol Gen 141:558-69. 2012
..The present studies explore 2 mechanisms underlying the special value of original artwork: the assessment of the art object as a unique creative act (performance) and the degree of physical contact with the original artist (..
- Timed picture naming norms for 590 pictures in Dutch
Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent B 9000, Belgium
Acta Psychol (Amst) 119:159-87. 2005
..These results are discussed in comparison with previous findings...
- Art and science in health care research: pushing at open doors or locked in institutions?
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Qual Health Res 22:1176-83. 2012
- Cochlea and other spiral forms in nature and art
Institute of Anatomy, University School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
Am J Otolaryngol 33:80-7. 2012
The original appearance of the cochlea and the specific shape of a spiral are interesting for both the scientists and artists. Yet, a correlation between the cochlea and the spiral forms in nature and art has been very rarely mentioned.
- Anthropometrics and art in the aesthetics of women's faces
L G Farkas
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Plast Surg 14:599-616. 1987
..Norms of measurements and proportion indices found in attractive faces serve as guides in calculating changes. Ethnic differences in North American Caucasian women proved not to be of major concern when planning aesthetic correction...
- Motion, emotion and empathy in esthetic experience
Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University, 826 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, New York 10027, USA
Trends Cogn Sci 11:197-203. 2007
..mirroring mechanisms and embodied simulation for empathetic responses to images in general, and to works of visual art in particular, have not yet been assessed...
- Can projective drawings detect if a child experienced sexual or physical abuse? A systematic review of the controlled research
Department of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77341, USA
Trauma Violence Abuse 13:97-111. 2012
..No graphic indicator or scoring system possessed sufficient empirical evidence to support its use for identifying sexual or physical abuse. A discussion of the legal ramifications of these results is provided...
- Artophagy: the art of autophagy--the Cvt pathway
David S Goodsell
Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
Autophagy 6:3-6. 2010
Science informs art, and art informs science. Both processes involve creativity and imagination, and collaboration between scientists and artists often leads to new insights in both fields...
- Translating heart failure guidelines into clinical practice: clinical science and the art of medicine
K F Adams
Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7075, Burnett Womack Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Curr Cardiol Rep 3:130-5. 2001
..In this way, both the art and the science of medicine can be employed to obtain better patient outcomes in cardiovascular diseases long ..
- From science in art to the art of science
University of Oxford
Nature 434:308-9. 2005
- The hallucinating art of Heinrich Füssli
Department of Neurology, Universitatsspital Zurich, Switzerland
Front Neurol Neurosci 22:223-35. 2007
..Therefore, the following chapter aims to reflect the painting against the background of Füssli's biography, neuropsychological interpretations, and of pathophysiological and neurobiological considerations on sleep paralysis...
- Are variations in rates of attending cultural activities associated with population health in the United States?
Anna V Wilkinson
Department of Epidemiology, Unit 1340, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Hermann Pressler Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMC Public Health 7:226. 2007
..Population studies conducted in Sweden have revealed an association between attendance at cultural activities and health. Using data from US residents, we examined whether the association could be observed in the US...
- The impact of participation in performing arts on adolescent health and behaviour: a systematic review of the literature
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Blackberry Hill, Bristol, BS16 1DD, UK
J Health Psychol 13:251-64. 2008
..The research was heterogeneous, making overall synthesis of results inappropriate. The review demonstrates that research on the impact of the performing arts on young people is at a relatively early stage...
- Think of your art-eries: arts participation, behavioural cardiovascular risk factors and mental well-being in deprived communities in London
Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, Water Lane, London E15 4LZ, UK
Public Health 126:S57-64. 2012
..To investigate the association of participation in arts and cultural activities with health behaviours and mental well-being in low-income populations in London...
- Art as a scientific object: toward a visual science of art
Dipartimento di Scienze dei Linguaggi, Universita di Sassari, via Roma 151, Rome, Italy
Spat Vis 20:493-508. 2007
- Visiting the cinema, concerts, museums or art exhibitions as determinant of survival: a Swedish fourteen-year cohort follow-up
B B Konlaan
Department of Social Medicine, University of Umea, Sweden
Scand J Public Health 28:174-8. 2000
..We found a higher mortality risk for those people who rarely visited the cinema, concerts, museums, or art exhibitions compared with those visiting them most often. The significant relative risks ranging between RR 1...
- Color consilience: color through the lens of art practice, history, philosophy, and neuroscience
Bevil R Conway
Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1251:77-94. 2012
..of three modern masters, Henri Matisse, Paul Cézanne, and Claude Monet, and suggest that the strategies they developed not only capitalized on the neural mechanisms of color, but also influenced the trajectory of western art history.
- Characterisation of beeswax in works of art by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry procedures
Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale, Universita di Pisa, Via Risorgimento 35, 56126 Pisa, Italy
J Chromatogr A 1028:297-306. 2004
..The GC-MS analysis brought to light some essential differences in beeswax composition between the raw material and the old modelled wax thus giving some clear indications about the recipe used by the sculptor...
- A phenomenological study of the art of nursing: experiencing the turn
Jeanne J LeVasseur
Department of Nursing, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 24:14-26. 2002
This study contributes to an understanding of the art of nursing by defining and focusing on the nurse's experience in achieving the object of nursing art...
- Mona Lisa's smile: a hypothesis based on a new principle of art neuroscience
Department of Neurology, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Science, Calcutta, India
Med Hypotheses 75:69-72. 2010
The smile on Mona Lisa's face remains enigmatous and a topic of much discussion in art circle over the centuries...
- Subjective judgements in scientific practice and art
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria s n, Madrid, Spain
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:1065-9. 2011
Since art and science went their separate ways in the 18th century, the purpose of science has been to generate true knowledge based on reason and objectivity...
- Drawings of very preterm-born children at 5 years of age: a first impression of cognitive and motor development?
Department of Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur J Pediatr 171:43-50. 2012
..Very preterm children showed a developmental delay in drawing ability. Structural equation modeling revealed a positive relation between both cognitive as well as motor development and the DAP...
- Developing observational skills and knowledge of anatomical relationships in an art and anatomy workshop using plastinated specimens
Charleen M Moore
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229 3900, USA
Anat Sci Educ 4:294-301. 2011
..They can also be used to develop close observational skills. Many medical schools have developed formal art observation training in conjunction with nearby art museums to enhance the visual diagnostic skills of their ..
- [Fungal allergy among art conservators: prevalence, risk factors and clinical symptoms]
Instytut Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera, Klinika Chorób Zawodowych i Toksykologi, Łódź
Med Pr 61:133-41. 2010
The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of hypersensitivity to fungi among art conservators and museum workers.
- The art: neuroscientific approach
University Department of Neurology, Reference Center for Neurovascular Disorders, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic Croatia, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
Acta Clin Croat 48:367-70. 2009
..Adaptation of the brain, i.e. brain plasticity can arise upon listening or performing music. It is possible to use music, painting and dancing as an aid in the treatment of somatic, neurologic or psychiatric disorders...
- The art of science: transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder and Golconda
Department of Pathology, University of Ioannina Medical School, University Campus, PO Box 1186, Ioannina 451 10, Greece
Med Hypotheses 65:970-1. 2005
Science and art are, surprisingly, intimately linked to each other...
- Social inequality and death as illustrated in late-medieval death dances
J P Mackenbach
Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Public Health 85:1285-92. 1995
..These works of art thus provide an interesting opportunity to study the relationship between social inequality and death as it was ..
- 1/f 2 Characteristics and isotropy in the fourier power spectra of visual art, cartoons, comics, mangas, and different categories of photographs
Department of Computer Science, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
PLoS ONE 5:e12268. 2010
b>Art images and natural scenes have in common that their radially averaged (1D) Fourier spectral power falls according to a power-law with increasing spatial frequency (1/f(2) characteristics), which implies that the power spectra have ..
- A set of 400 pictures standardized for French: norms for name agreement, image agreement, familiarity, visual complexity, image variability, and age of acquisition
F X Alario
CNRS, Paris, France
Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 31:531-52. 1999
..The six variables obtained are important because of their potential effect in many fields of psychology, especially the study of cognitive processes such as visual perception, language, and memory...
- Neuroaesthetics: a coming of age story
University of Pennsylvania, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 23:53-62. 2011
..These challenges are not unique to neuroaesthetics. As neuroaesthetics comes of age, it might take advantage of the lessons learned from more mature domains of inquiry within cognitive neuroscience...
- Variations in intensity statistics for representational and abstract art, and for art from the Eastern and Western hemispheres
Daniel J Graham
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Perception 37:1341-52. 2008
..Although artists deviate slightly from reproducing natural statistics in abstract art (compared to representational art), the great majority of human art likely shares basic statistical limitations...
- Higher prevalence of synaesthesia in art students
Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Muesmattstrasse 45, 3000 Bern 9, Switzerland
Perception 39:718-20. 2010
..Therefore synaesthetes may be more common in the world of creative art. To test this possibility, we used behavioural and phenomenological measures to assess the existence of grapheme-..
- [Art in undergraduate medical education]
Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:2316-8. 2003
During the last decades attempts have been made at integrating art in medical education. What should be the form, content and objectives of such teaching?
- Characteristics of pain drawings in the neck-shoulder region among the working population
National Institute for Working Life, Department for Work and Health, Solna, Sweden
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:98-106. 1999
..The aim was to study the characteristics of pain drawings in the neck, shoulders, and upper-back regions among the general working population...
- Looking at Op Art from a computational viewpoint
Johannes M Zanker
Department of Psychology Royal Holloway College, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK
Spat Vis 17:75-94. 2004
..Although other explanations are not excluded, this might support the view that the puzzle of Op Art motion illusions could potentially have an almost trivial solution in terms of small involuntary eye movement ..
- Multiple neural spike train data analysis: state-of-the-art and future challenges
Emery N Brown
Neuroscience Statistics Research Laboratory, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
Nat Neurosci 7:456-61. 2004
..Here we review statistical methods for the analysis of multiple neural spike-train data and discuss future challenges for methodology research...
- Changes in artistic style and behaviour in Parkinson's disease: dopamine and creativity
Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Department, Sant Pau Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, Barcelona 08025, Spain
J Neurol 256:816-9. 2009
..This case suggests that changes in creativity in PD seem to be related to dopaminergic imbalance in the limbic system...
- Art produced by a patient with Parkinson's disease
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Behav Neurol 17:105-8. 2006
Artists with neurological diseases sometimes produce remarkably appealing art. Here we present the art of a patient with Parkinson's disease, who demonstrated remarkable creativity and productivity well into the course of his disease...
- Perspectives on science and art
Bevil R Conway
Neuroscience Program, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:476-82. 2007
..explicitly exploring rules of perspective or color, visual illusions, or iconography, and conversely, scientists who study vision sometimes address the perceptual questions and discoveries raised by the works of art, as we do here.
- Towards a sensorimotor aesthetics of performing art
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
Conscious Cogn 17:911-22. 2008
..Our results suggest a possible role of visual and sensorimotor brain areas in an automatic aesthetic response to dance. This sensorimotor response may explain why dance is widely appreciated in so many human cultures...
- Revisiting Abbott Thayer: non-scientific reflections about camouflage in art, war and zoology
Roy R Behrens
Department of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 0362, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:497-501. 2009
- From perception to art: how vision creates meanings
Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Dipartimento di Scienze dei Linguaggi, University of Sassari, I 07100 Sassari, Italy
Spat Vis 22:225-72. 2009
This article describes the relationship between Art, as painting or sculpture, and a new theory of perceptual meaning, which builds on and now further develops the Gestalt principles...
- A case-controlled study of altered visual art production in Alzheimer's and FTLD
Katherine P Rankin
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Cogn Behav Neurol 20:48-61. 2007
To characterize dementia-induced changes in visual art production.
- Mental health and arts participation: the state of the art in England
Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, 317 Brook, Preston PR1 2HE
J R Soc Promot Health 126:121-7. 2006
..The results indicate that the scope of activity, in terms of projects' settings, referral sources, art forms and participation is impressively wide...
- When is the unfamiliar the uncanny? Meaning affirmation after exposure to absurdist literature, humor, and art
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 36:817-29. 2010
..are threatening, and (c) whether people have a heightened need for meaning following exposure to absurdist art. In Study 1, participants who read an absurd Kafka parable affirmed an alternative meaning framework more than did ..
- The art of professional development and caring in cancer nursing
Department of Research and Education and the Institute of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Nurs Health Sci 8:20-6. 2006
..Directed by the nurse's secular and religious orientation, competence develops, making it possible to understand, analyze, manage, and appreciate the significance of the professional work of caring...
- Medical decision making as a "historical" combination of art, statistics, experimentalism and evidence based practice
Andrea A Conti
Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Vesalius 16:19-23. 2010
- The neuropsychology of visual artistic production
Department of Neurology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Neuropsychologia 42:1568-83. 2004
..By contrast, the effects of aphasia on art are variable. In addition to deficits, neuropsychological syndromes may be associated with positive phenomena...
- Predicting beauty: fractal dimension and visual complexity in art
Department of Psychology, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK
Br J Psychol 102:49-70. 2011
..The first study reported here examines the extent to which perceived visual complexity in art can be successfully predicted using automated measures of complexity...
- Representing motion in a static image: constraints and parallels in art, science, and popular culture
James E Cutting
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 7601, USA
Perception 31:1165-93. 2002
..Workable solutions are almost certainly case specific and subject to continual evolution through exploration by imagemakers...
- Turning off artistic ability: the influence of left DBS in art production
Department of Neurology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, PO Box 100236, Gainesville, FL 32610 0236, USA
J Neurol Sci 281:116-21. 2009
..The patient was an artist before her disease started, permitting us to analyze changes in her artistic-creative production over the course of the illness and during her treatment with DBS...
- The stereoscopic art of Ludwig Wilding
Nicholas J Wade
Perception 36:479-82. 2007
- Style follows content: on the microgenesis of art perception
M Dorothee Augustin
Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Acta Psychol (Amst) 128:127-38. 2008
Despite fruitful research in experimental aesthetics, the dynamics of aesthetics, i.e., the processes involved in art perception, have received little attention...
- Social interaction associated with visual art discussions: a controlled intervention study
B M Wikström
University College of Health Sciences, Jonkoping, Sweden and The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Aging Ment Health 6:82-7. 2002
The investigation was aimed to assess the link between visual art discussions and social interaction. The study was designed as a controlled intervention study...
- Spectroscopic analysis of works of art using a single LIBS and pulsed Raman setup
Chemistry Department, University of Florence, Polo Scientifico, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy
Anal Bioanal Chem 394:1033-41. 2009
..The quality of the results and the rather short time needed for the measurements and for switching between techniques confirmed the instrument's capabilities and specificity for dealing with objects of artistic or historical interest...
- Wooden art objects and the museum environment: identification and biodegradative characteristics of isolated microflora
Institute of Molecular Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Lett Appl Microbiol 45:87-94. 2007
The identification of culturable microbial communities on wooden art objects and from indoor air, and the analysis of their biodegradative properties.
- The state of rehabilitation research: art or science?
Denise G Tate
Model Spinal Cord Injury Care System and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:160-6. 2006
..Controversy exists about what exactly constitutes rehabilitation science versus its art and its respective multidisciplinary domains...
- The intersection of urban planning, art, and public health: the Sunnyside Piazza
Jan C Semenza
School of Community Health, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1439-41. 2003
..together, they painted a gigantic sunflower in the middle of an intersection and installed several interactive art features...
- An advanced molecular strategy to identify bacterial communities on art objects
Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, University of Vienna, Dr Bohr Gasse 9, A 1030 Vienna, Austria
J Microbiol Methods 45:77-87. 2001
..some shortcomings of conventional cultivation methods and reveals far more complex bacterial communities on art objects than can be shown by cultivation methods...
- Art, alpha-1-antitrypsin polymorphisms and intense creative energy: blessing or curse?
Donald Everett Schmechel
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Medical Director, The Falls Neurology and Memory Center, 4355 Hickory Boulevard US 321, Granite Falls, NC 28630, United States
Neurotoxicology 28:899-914. 2007
..Neurotoxicology 2006;27:637-57]. Given association of art and mood disorders, we examined occupation and artistic vocation from this same series...
- The long and winding journey of Outsider Art. an historical perspective
Dipartimento di Arti Visive, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:133-8. 2007
The article describes the evolution of Outsider Art from the birth of its term in 1972 to the present and its emancipation from the margin to the markets, still in progress.
- Entitling art: Influence of title information on understanding and appreciation of paintings
Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Acta Psychol (Amst) 121:176-98. 2006
..Only at medium presentation times did the participants with more art knowledge have a better understanding of the paintings than participants with less art knowledge...
- Spirituality as a universal concept: student experience of learning about spirituality through the medium of art
Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Nurse Educ Pract 7:275-84. 2007
..were divided into ten small groups and asked to wander through a section of the gallery and choose a piece of art work that they perceived to be spiritual in nature...
- Neural correlates of object indeterminacy in art compositions
Scott L Fairhall
Institute of Neuroradiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Conscious Cogn 17:923-32. 2008
Indeterminate art invokes a perceptual dilemma in which apparently detailed and vivid images resist identification. We used event-related fMRI to study visual perception of representational, indeterminate and abstract paintings...
- Ernst Kris and the art of the mentally ill
Aaron H Esman
New York, NY 10028 1057, USA
Int J Psychoanal 85:923-33. 2004
Ernst Kris, a gifted art historian as well as an eminent psychoanalyst, had little regard for the aesthetic value of the spontaneous artistic products of the mentally ill, considering them to be of interest only for the insight they ..
- MSJAMA. Art, anatomy, learning, and living
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
JAMA 287:1182. 2002
- Children's attitudes toward people with AIDS in Puerto Rico: exploring stigma through drawings and stories
Social Sciences Department, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Qual Health Res 17:250-63. 2007
..Stigma toward PWA was more pronounced than toward other illnesses (e.g., cancer). The study highlights the importance of assessing children's attitudes through creative data collection procedures...
- Shadows of artistry: cortical synchrony during perception and imagery of visual art
Commission for Scientific Visualization, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Sonnenfelsgasse 19 2, A 1010, Vienna, Austria
Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:179-86. 2002
..Thus, the analysis of phase synchrony from EEG signals yields new information about the dynamical co-operation between neuronal assemblies during the cognition of visual art.
- Possible association of body dysmorphic disorder with an occupation or education in art and design
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, University of London, London, England, UK
Am J Psychiatry 159:1788-90. 2002
..that because patients with body dysmorphic disorder are preoccupied with their appearance and aesthetics, they are more likely to have an occupation or education in art and design than patients with other psychiatric disorders.
- Early examples of art in Scottish hospitals, 2: Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries
Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
J Audiov Media Med 26:142-6. 2003
Fine art has been used in hospitals for centuries. However, Crichton Royal Hospital in Dumfries pioneered the use of art activity in the treatment of its patients...
- The prevalence of dyslexia among art students
Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Sweden
Dyslexia 8:34-42. 2002
..Two studies are reported on the prevalence of dyslexia among university students-one group of art students and one group of students from non-art disciplines...
- Pixels and painting: Chuck Close and the fragmented image
James G Ravin
Division of Ophthalmology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 43623, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 126:1148-51. 2008
..Close suffered from a collapsed spinal artery in the neck in 1988, which left him partially quadriplegic, but he is still able to paint vigorously...
- History and current concepts in the analysis of facial attractiveness
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Plast Reconstr Surg 118:741-56. 2006