Breaking the mind barrier: the artscience of neurocosmology

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Simon and Schuster, 1992 - Philosophy - 416 pages
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Drawing on a range of disciplines from art to Zen Buddhism to theoretical physics, Siler explores how we decode the universe by decoding the brain--and vice versa. Using his internationally acclaimed artworks, the first visual artist to receive a Ph.D. from MIT shows that the things we create are reflections of the brain itself, while the brain is a reflection of the larger universe. Photographs and line drawings throughout.

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"In decoding the brain, we decode the universe,'' writes Siler, a research affiliate at MIT. This simple, yet fundamental premise is the basis of neurocosmology, a new discipline which combines ... Read full review

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Discovering the BrainUniverse
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INTRODUCTION
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Art and MetaphormsMethods of Inquiry
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