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The neurobiology of painting
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    Authored by F Clifford Rose. Published by Elsevier, London, 2006, £99.95, pp 341. ISBN 0-12-366875-1

    Today’s “higher” cerebral functions seem decided mid-level when viewed from the perspective of our neurological forefathers. We study language, attention, memory, perception, planning—recently, even consciousness—all without shame. But few will stand up and declare a research interest in art, culture and aesthetics. It was not always so. At the dawn of brain science, such subjects were self-evident as …

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