Art and neuroscience provide complementary perspectives on the human experience. While the artist creates works that capture exterior and interior worlds, the neuroscientist elucidates how the brain sees, experiences, and remembers these creations. The intersections of art and neuroscience have the potential to unlock new treatments for mental illness, enhance empathy for the lives of others, and create new forms of art and human expression. This two-day conference brings together an interdisciplinary faculty of neuroscientists, artists, and clinicians for a unique and thoughtprovoking dialogue, which will examine questions including:
These topics will be addressed by a world-renowned faculty including:
We hope you will join us on November 2-3 for this extraordinary event at the Luskin Conference Center on the UCLA campus.
Andrew F. Leuchter, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA
Britt Salvesen, Ph.D.
Department Head and Curator of Photography, Prints, and Drawings, LACMA