A vision of the brain

Catalogue Number: 804
A vision of the brain
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: ZEKI Semir
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1993
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Oxford (printed Bilbao,Spain)
Publisher/Manufacturer: Balakwell Scientific Publications
Description Of Item: Soft illustrated covers, 366 pages, many figures in text and 23 colour plates
Historical Significance: Semir Zeki is Professor of Neurobiology at University College London. His main interest is the organization of the primate visual brain. He published his first scientific paper in 1967. Since then he has written over 150 papers and three books: A Vision of the Brain (1993), Inner Vision: an exploration of art and the brain (1999) [which has been translated into six languages] and La Quete de l'essentiel, which he co-authored with the late French painter Balthus (Count Klossowski de Rola). In 1994, he began to study the neural basis of creativity and the aesthetic appreciation of art. In 2001, he founded the Institute of Neuroesthetics, based mainly in Berkeley, California. For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semir_Zeki
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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