Your Brain on Art

Part of the What’s Light Got to Do With It? Lecture Series:

Wednesday, October 7, 6:00 pm
Margaret Livingstone, Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Sharon Harper, Professor of Visual Art, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University

How does light help and inspire artists to create visual stories about places, moments, or experiences? What happens inside people’s brains when they admire art? Do all people perceive the same thing when they look at a painting or a photograph? Neurobiologist Margaret Livingstone and photographer Sharon Harper will explore  the science and art behind seeing, perceiving, and creating images.


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