Tag: art and science

the beauty of science

The New York Times has a good article today on Felice Frankel, an artist who is the head of the Envisioning Science program at Harvard. She uses “cameras,…

art from the sun

I was reading the news this morning, with coffee and scone firmly in hand, when I stumbled on some beautiful art that really knocked my socks off. The…

Einstein on art and science

“Where the world ceases to be the stage for personal hopes and desires, where we, as free beings, behold it in wonder, to question and to contemplate, there…

Emotion of shapes

The Cognitive Daily has another interesting post, talking about how we assign emotions to graphic shapes based on how they are arranged. For example, a triangle that is…

The process of seeing

In an article about how infants learn to see, the Cognitive Daily recently gave a good description of the process of sight: “When we perceive the world visually,…

Perception of emotion

I recently discovered a fun blog, the Cognitive Daily. I concentrated in cognitive science and linguistics in college, and my studies perception, language, and metaphor have been a…

Doctor, my eyes

There’s always a lot of talk in the digital photography world about calibration — making sure that what you see in your camera looks the same on screen…