Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics

Event Dates: 
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.

Date Media Session Title Speakers
Fri 3/20 File Opening Remarks Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institut Pasteur
Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Fri 3/20 File Rules and Constraints of Artistic Creation: The Neurobiologist Viewpoint Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institut Pasteur
Fri 3/20 Art and Emotions Antonio Damasio, University of Southern California
Fri 3/20 File Art, Emotion and Romantic Love Helen Fisher, Community Member
Fri 3/20 File Neanderthal Art Jean-Jacques Hublin, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Fri 3/20 File Paleolithic Art Randall White, New York University
Fri 3/20 Announcements/San Diego Science Festival Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Fri 3/20 File Aesthetics and the Infant Mind Patricia Kuhl, University of Washington
Fri 3/20 File The Emotional Power of Music Isabelle Peretz, BRAMS, Université de Montréal
Fri 3/20 File A Critical Analysis of Claims for the Production of Art by other Animals Daniel Povinelli, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fri 3/20 File Closing Remarks Margaret Schoeninger, University of California, San Diego
Fri 3/20 File Aesthetic Universals and the Neurology of Art V.S. Ramachandran, University of California, San Diego