A Curious Intimacy: Art and Neuro-psychoanalysis by Lois Oppenheim PDF

By Lois Oppenheim

ISBN-10: 158391806X

ISBN-13: 9781583918067

What can neuroscience give a contribution to the psychodynamic figuring out of creativity and the mind's eye?

A Curious Intimacy is an cutting edge learn into the interrelation among artwork and neuro-psychoanalysis which considerably narrows the divide among the arts and the sciences.

Situating our take hold of of the artistic brain in the old context of theories of sublimation, Lois Oppenheim proposes a transformation in paradigm for the learn of the inventive method, wondering the concept that creativity serves, chiefly, the reparation of early item relationships and the solution of clash. The publication is split into components. half One, Art and the Brain, introduces the sphere of neuro-psychoanalysis and examines the contribution it could possibly make to the dialogue of gender and paintings. half , A New course for Interdisciplinary Psychoanalysis, attracts at the verbal and visible artistry of Samuel Beckett, Paul Klee and Martha Graham to place to the attempt the proposed new path for utilized psychoanalysis. Lois Oppenheim concludes through addressing the way forward for psychoanalysis because it turns into more and more trained via neuroscience and elevating questions about what the neurobiology of emotion and feeling has to inform us concerning the artistic adventure of a person and what could represent a 'neuro-psychoanalytic aesthetics'.

A Curious Intimacy could have nice charm for all these drawn to the research of mind's eye and creativity. it's going to even be of specific curiosity to scholars around the humanities and sciences and to psychotherapists and psychoanalysts desirous to discover the contribution that neuro-psychoanalysis could make to our realizing of the artistic process.

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