Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: dynamic equilibrium

  • Can the neuroaesthetics response unleash a path to psychosis?

    C. Ann Conn Covington, Louisiana, United States   Prehistoric rock art implies a primitive grammar of the mind found in art and which can be universally accessed. Photo by Cazz on Flickr. How does the brain perceive beauty and what is the biology of transcendent artistic appreciation? Is this epiphanic reaction hijacked during delusional thinking…