Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics

Event Date (Pacific Time): 
Friday, Mar 20, 2009 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Sessions

Media for each talk can be played by clicking on icons in the "Media" column, or by clicking on the individual talk titles below and then the attachment file at the bottom of the page.

Media Session Speakers
File Opening Remarks Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institut Pasteur
Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
File Rules and Constraints of Artistic Creation: The Neurobiologist Viewpoint Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institut Pasteur
Art and Emotions Antonio Damasio, University of Southern California
File Art, Emotion and Romantic Love Helen Fisher, Community Member
File Neanderthal Art Jean-Jacques Hublin, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
File Paleolithic Art Randall White, New York University
Announcements/San Diego Science Festival Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
File Aesthetics and the Infant Mind Patricia Kuhl, University of Washington
File The Emotional Power of Music Isabelle Peretz, BRAMS, Université de Montréal
File A Critical Analysis of Claims for the Production of Art by other Animals Daniel Povinelli, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
File Closing Remarks Margaret Schoeninger, University of California, San Diego
File Aesthetic Universals and the Neurology of Art V.S. Ramachandran, University of California, San Diego