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Friday, March 20 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics

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About How does the human mind create and appreciate art? Is art and appreciation uniquely human? Come explore these profound questions. Symposium Chair: Jean-Pierre Changeux, Pasteur Institute: Rules and Constraints of Artistic Creation: The Neurobiologist Viewpoint; SPEAKERS: Antonio Damasio, University of Southern California: Art and Emotions; Helen Fisher, Rutgers University: Art, Emotion and Romantic Love; Jean-Jacques Hublin, Max Planck Institute: Neanderthal Art; Randall White, New York University: Paleolithic Art; Patricia Kuhl, University of Washington: Aesthetics in Bird Song and Human Development; Isabelle Peretz, University of Montreal: The Emotional Power of Music; Daniel Povinelli, University of Louisiana: A Critical Analysis of Claims for the Production of Art by Other Animals; Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, University of California, San Diego: Aesthetic Universals and the Neurology of Art.
Pre-Registration Required Admission is free, but registration is required by sending an e-mail to: CARTAADMIN@ucsd.edu and indicating the number of people who will be attending. Links | Link to Host organization Location Central-Coastal Audience Science Professionals, Adults Areas Arts & Humanities, Nature, Science All Around Us Host organization CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny Tags UCSD, Salk Institute, evolution, Darwin, society, biology, art

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