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Friday, May 21, 2010

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The Real Problem with Creativity

Seth Godin: Quieting the Lizard Brain from 99% on Vimeo.

I found this video on 43 folders.  There is also an interview on 43 folders that is very good.

My lizard brain is on overdrive.

I have not used my creativity for anything good lately. Instead I have come up with very creative excuses for not doing anything productive at all.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Neurology & Art

I recently found this lecture given by Ramachandran. He explains what it is about art that captures our attention. This lecture brings up a lot of great insight for artists and art appreciators.

I find it extremely fascinating when art meets science. I am fascinated by neurology in particular. There is an amazing thing inside our skulls that does so much more than operate our bodies.

Here are some interesting links on the subject:

The Cognitive Science of Art: Ramachandran's 10 Principles of Art, Principles 1-3 

Lecture 3: The Artful Brain

This Is Your Brain On Art 

How To Put Art And Brain Together 

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Anna is working on art and illustrations.
Other than that, she's just kind of silly.