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The Neural Imagination Massey Book1.indb i Massey Book1.indb i 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture Series Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama, Arturo J. Aldama, and Patrick Colm Hogan Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture includes monographs and edited volumes that incorporate cutting-edge research in cognitive science , neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, narrative theory, and related fields,insofarasthisresearchbearsonandilluminatesculturalphenomena such as literature, film, drama, music, dance, visual art, digital media, and comics, among others. The volumes published in this series represent both specialized scholarship and interdisciplinary investigations that are deeply sensitive to cultural particularities and grounded in an understanding of cross-culturally shared emotive and cognitive principles. Massey Book1.indb ii Massey Book1.indb ii 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM University of Texas Press austin The Neural Imagination Aesthetic and Neuroscientific Approaches to the Arts Irving Massey Massey Book1.indb iii Massey Book1.indb iii 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM Copyright © 2009 by Irving Massey All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America First edition, 2009 Requests for permission to reproduce material from this work should be sent to: Permissions University of Texas Press P.O. Box 7819 Austin, TX 78713-7819 www.utexas.edu/utpress/about/bpermission.html ∞ The paper used in this book meets the minimum requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (R1997) (Permanence of Paper). Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Massey, Irving. The neural imagination : aesthetic and neuroscientific approaches to the arts / Irving Massey. — 1st ed. p. cm. — (Cognitive approaches to literature and culture series) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-292-75279-5 (cloth : alk. paper) 1. Neurosciences and the arts. I. Title. II. Title: Aesthetic and neuroscientific approaches to the arts. NX180.N48M37 2009 701'.1—dc22 2009013152 Massey Book1.indb iv Massey Book1.indb iv 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM This book is dedicated to Anne and Joel Huberman Massey Book1.indb v Massey Book1.indb v 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM 9/9/09 2:51:22 PM THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK ...


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