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While recent studies in neuroscience and psychology have shed light on our sensory and perceptual responses to art, they have yet to explain our responses to contemporary art which downplays perceptual responses and instead encourages conceptual thought. The Psychology of Contemporary Art brings together the most important developments in recent scientific research on ...more
Hardcover, 410 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Gregory Minissale is an art historian whose doctoral research at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, focused on the phenomenology of transcultural encounters in art. This background has informed his ongoing research into how perceptions and abstract concepts are engaged in the production and reception of art. He has taught art history to undergraduates and ...more
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