Viewing Works of Art (authentic and not), an fMRI study

The field of ‘neuro-esthetics’ a.k.a. ‘neuroaesthetics’ can perhaps be loosely described as ‘the search for a neuronal interpretation of creativity’. Nowadays, neuro-estheticists (a.k.a. neuroaestheticians) have powerful scientific instruments at their disposal in the form of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) machines. For an example of fMRI-based neuroaesthetic research, which is unique in the fact that […]

Being Mark Campell Williams

“Rich Pictures on the Path Towards Systemic Being,” Mark Campbell Williams, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, vol. 16, no. 4, July–August 1999, pp 369–73. The author, at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia, explains: I interpret some of my own rich pictures from a five-year investigation of teaching reform in a university business computing course. […]