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The brain series: Visual arts and the brain

Continuing professional development event 

5th to 5th December 2013 
London, United Kingdom 

Thursday 5 December 2013

Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

AIMS: The aim of the meeting is to provide an update of research into the relationship between neurological function and the visual arts

OBJECTIVES: At the end of the meeting participants will have a clear understanding of the importance of normal and abnormal brain functioning in the appreciation and execution of the visual arts.

We are most grateful to the UK Neuro-Ophthalmology Special Interest Group for supporting this conference.


5.30 pm

Registration, tea and coffee

6.00 pm

Chair's introduction
  Dr Gordon Plant, Past President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine

6.10 pm

Perceiving and painting colours: Why does blue 'draw us in'?
  Professor Anya Hurlbert, Professor of Visual Neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University

6.40 pm

TBC
  TBC

7.10 pm

The neurology of visual art
  Professor Anjan Chatterjee, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania

7.40 pm

The eyes in art
  Sir Jonathan Miller, Opera Director

8.10 pm

Panel discussion

8.45 pm

Completion of evaluation forms

8.50 pm

Close of meeting



Website: http://www.rsm.ac.uk/academ/cne03.php 
Contact person: Saara Naumanen 

The aim of the meeting is to provide an update of research into the relationship between neurological function and the visual arts, providing a clear understanding of the importance of brain functioning in the appreciation of the visual arts. 

Organized by: The Royal Society of Medicine 

Check the event website for more details. 





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