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Your Brain’s Anchor to Reality

Gary L. Wenk

in Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388541
eISBN:
9780199863587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388541.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The consumption of many different plants by our ancestors lead to the discovery of the important role played by the neurotransmitter serotonin in your brain. Chemicals in these plants that interfere ... More


with juana canabal antokoletz with juana canabal antokoletz Backgrounds and Development: The New Musical Language and Its Correspondence with Psycho‐Dramatic Principles of Symbolist Opera

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the historical sources of dramatic symbolism and its philosophical and psychological foundations, based on new tendencies in literature, psychology, and music. It discusses ... More


Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Luciano Chessa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Recently there has been a growing interest in the work of the Italian futurist painter, composer, and maker of musical instruments Luigi Russolo (1885–1947). As the author of the first systematic ... More


Models and Beyond Motor Synergies

Mark L. Latash

in Synergy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333169
eISBN:
9780199864195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333169.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

The final part of the book addresses two issues: modeling of synergies and possible synergic organization of non-motor functions such as the language and the sensory function. Within the first issue, ... More


A Multisensory Philosophy of Perception

Casey O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198833703
eISBN:
9780191872129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833703.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book argues that human perception and perceptual consciousness are richly multisensory. Its thesis is that the coordinated use of multiple senses enhances and extends human perceptual capacities ... More


Painting Noise: La Musica

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Russolo's best-known work, the large oil painting La musica, where his interest in synesthesia and the occult is most evident. This painting is centrally important to the ... More


Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From 1954 to 1959, Bester seemed less intent on dismissing pulp clichés than on transforming pulp aesthetics in earnest. “Fondly Fahrenheit” would not poke fun at the mad robot story but revamp it ... More


Synesthetic Binding and the Reactivation Model of Memory

Berit Brogaard

in Sensory Blending: On Synaesthesia and related phenomena

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199688289
eISBN:
9780191767609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688289.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Despite the recent surge in research on, and interest in, synesthesia, the mechanism underlying this condition is still unknown. Feedforward mechanisms involving overlapping receptive fields of ... More


The Long-Term Potentiation Model for Grapheme-Color Binding in Synesthesia

Berit Brogaard, Kristian Marlow, and Kevin Rice

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The phenomenon of synesthesia has undergone an invigorationof research interest and empirical progress over the past decade. Studies investigating the cognitive mechanisms underlying the condition ... More


Can Blue Mean Four?

Jennifer Matey

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter Jennifer Mateydraws on a special variety of number-color synesthesia to argue that ‘high-level’ properties can be perceptually represented. A small subset of number-color synesthetes ... More


Musical Synesthesia

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musical experience tends to elicit a listener's imaginative projection of a full sensory “world” and transports us beyond the streams of auditory and tactile input to an impression of the larger ... More


Synesthesia, Recollection, Resurrection

Jessica Wiskus

in The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030920
eISBN:
9780226031088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031088.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter begins with a definition of synesthesia, theorized by those who have not experienced it as a sort of blending of two different sensations—a color within a sound. However, an additive ... More


The Role of Brain Connectivity in Musical Experience

Psyche Loui

in Positive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199977925
eISBN:
9780190608972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977925.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current research relating structural and functional connectivity in the human brain to musical ability. I begin by documenting evidence for enhancements in structural and ... More


Processes

Casey O'Callaghan

in A Multisensory Philosophy of Perception

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198833703
eISBN:
9780191872129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833703.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Crossmodal perceptual illusions such as ventriloquism, the McGurk effect, the rubber hand, and the sound-induced flash demonstrate that one sense can causally impact perceptual processing and ... More


Amy Sequenzia

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Amy Sequenzia is a non-speaking autistic woman with cerebral palsy and seizure disorder, but the last thing she needs is your pity and the last thing she wants is to be your “inspiration.” Amy is ... More


texture

Ian Bogost

in How to Do Things With Videogames

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676460
eISBN:
9781452947617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676460.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the term texture in computational arts, which usually appears only in technical speak. Textures are the graphical skins laid atop 3-D models so they appear to have surface ... More


History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism

Jed Rasula

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199396290
eISBN:
9780199396320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396290.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book addresses modernism as an expanding historical force generated by the nineteenth-century fascination with music, as all the arts sought renewal by a kind of aesthetic miscegenation. Richard ... More


Listening to Incense: Melomania and the Pathos of Emancipation

Jed Rasula

in History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199396290
eISBN:
9780199396320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396290.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Reflecting the eminence to which music had risen by the latter decades of the nineteenth century, all the arts of the fin de siècle were infused with an aura of expectancy as they sought to induce ... More


Sympathy and Synesthesia: Tolstoy’s Place in the Intellectual History of Cosmopolitanism

Dina Gusejnova

in Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916749
eISBN:
9780190916787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916749.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Gusejnova’s chapter offers a wide-ranging assessment of cosmopolitan interpretations of war in the European sentimental tradition. Taking impetus from Tolstoy’s reporting on the Crimean war, ... More


Digital

Eliot Bates

in Digital Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190215736
eISBN:
9780190215750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215736.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Since 2000, recorded music production in Turkey has almost exclusively been done through the use of computer-based digital audio workstations (DAWs). This chapter examines the relation between the ... More


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