IONE, A: Visual Images and Visualization (Journal of the History of the Neurosciences: Special Issue)

Ione, Amy (editor). Visual Images and Visualization (Journal of the History of the Neurosciences: Special Issue). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30996) $35.00

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Articles include “Visual Thinking and Neuroscience” by C.U.M. Smith, “Vision and Visualization” by Nicholas J. Wade, “Brain, Mind, and Body: Interactions with Art in Renaissance Italy” by Sheryl R. Ginn and Lorenzo Lorusso, “Neurological Caricatures Since the 15th Century” by Lorenzo Lorusso, “Visual Images in Luigi Galvani’s Path to Animal Electricity” by Marco Piccolino, “Light Tries the Expert Eye: The Introduction of Photography in Nineteenth-Century Macroscopic Neuroanatomy” by Sarah de Rijcke, “Recording the Brain at Work: The Visible, the Readable, and the Invisible in Electroencephalography” by Cornelius Borck, “The Brains in Brain:The Coevolution of Localization and its Images by Alan G. Gross and NeurHistAlert by C.U.M (Chris) Smith. pp 257-393.

Extensively illustrated in B/W. Volume 17, Number 3, July-Sept 2008.

LIVINGSTONE, MS: Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing

Livingstone, Margaret S. Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing. Harry N. Abrams, 2002. ISBN: 0810904063. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30980) $16.00

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Explains how the human vision works and demonstrates that the many answers to these and many other questions about art depend ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our brains. Foreword by David Hubel.

Further reading. 150 illustrations, including 108 charts and plates in full color. Epilogue: Talent, Music, and Learning Disabilities. Index. 207p.

LAMB, T: Colour: Art and Science (Darwin College Lectures)

Lamb, Trevor; Bourriau, Janine (editors). Colour: Art and Science (Darwin College Lectures). Cambridge University Press, 1995. ISBN: 0521499631. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30919) $12.00

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Interdisciplinary essays, provides an exciting exploration of color, from the diverse perspectives of experts in eight fields ranging from physics, through biology, to art history. Contributors include David Bomford, John Gage, Bridget Riley, Malcolm Longair, and others.

Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. 237p. Index.