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Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement from users helps us justify the time we are spending further developing and maintaining this free software. Therefore we request that, when you use Cogent Graphics for your experiments, you include the following statement in your publication:

"This experiment was realised using Cogent Graphics developed by John Romaya at the LON at the Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience."

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Latest news - lectures

  • Future engagement: September 26, 2016 A re-appraisal of brain strategies for constructing the visual image, Neuroscience Department, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
    17:00 in the Querido Room, Third Floor, Education Centre of Erasmus MC
  • Future engagement: 4 October, 2016 The Neurobiology of Art, The Inaugural Derek Denton Lecture in the Arts
    18:00 hrs in the Copland Theatre Business and Economics Building, 198 Berkeley Street, University of Melbourne
  • Future engagement: 9 November 2016 Neuroestetica, 3o Congresso Internacional de Espacios de Arte y Salud
    16:00 at Hospital de Denia, Alicante, Spain
  • Future engagement: 13 November 2016 Un trio fatal: la belleza, el deseo, el amor,
    www.puertodeideas.cl/un-trio-fatal-la-belleza-el-deseo-el-amor/
    16:30 Escuela de Derecho, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Future lectures, for which details will be published here later:
  • November 26, 2016 Athens
  • February 2018, Chennai, India

Latest news - publications

  • Recently appeared: The Bayesian-Laplacian Brain Semir Zeki, Oliver Y. Chén bioRXiv
  • Recently appeared: Imaging the passionate stage of romantic love by dopamine dynamics by Kayo Takahashi, Kei Mizuno, Akihiro T Sasaki, Yasuhiro Wada, Masaaki Tanaka, Akira Ishii, Kanakao Tajima, Naohiro Tsuyuguchi, Kyosuke Watanabe, Semir Zeki and Yasuyoshi Watanabe is now available in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: A special issue of The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, edited by Semir Zeki, to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the birth of this, the first peer-reviewed journal, is now online. It is entitled "Cerebral Cartography: a vision of its future" and contains, among other articles, ones giving detailed descriptions of the American, European and Japanese brain initiative programmes.
  • Recently appeared: A massively asynchronous, parallel brain by Semir Zeki is now available in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
  • Recently appeared: Area V5 - a microcosm of the visual brain by Semir Zeki is now available in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: Parallel processing of face and house stimuli by V1 and specialized visual areas: a magnetoencephalographic (MEG) study by Yoshihito Shigihara and Semir Zeki is now available in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: A neurobiological enquiry into the origins of our experience of the sublime and beautiful by Tomohiro Ishizu and Semir Zeki is now available in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: Neurobiology and the Humanities by Semir Zeki is now available in Neuron
  • Recently appeared: Non-binding relationship between visual features by Dragan Rangelov and Semir Zeki is now available in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: Parallel processing in the brain's visual form system: An fMRI study by Yoshihito Shigihara and Semir Zeki in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Recently appeared: Masking reveals parallel form systems in the visual brain by Yu Tung Lo and Semir Zeki in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Now available: The role of parietal cortex in the formation of colour and motion based concepts by Samuel W. Cheadle and Semir Zeki in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
  • Now available: Semir Zeki's first book, A Vision of the Brain, can be downloaded here.
  • Now available: Perceptual asynchrony for motion by Yu Tung Lo and Semir Zeki in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  • Now available: Varieties of perceptual instability and their neural correlates by Tomohiro Ishizu and Semir Zeki in Neuroimage.
  • Now available: The experience of mathematical beauty and its neural correlates by Semir Zeki, John Romaya, Dionigi Benincasa and Sir Michael Atiyah in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  • Now available: The "Visual Shock" of Francis Bacon: an essay in neuroesthetics by Semir Zeki and Tomohiro Ishizu in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  • Now available: Clive Bell's "Significant Form" and the neurobiology of aesthetics by Semir Zeki is now available under open access in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  • Now available: The brain's specialized systems for aesthetic and perceptual judgments by Semir Zeki and Tomohiro Ishizu is now available under open access in the European Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Now available: Parallelism in the brain's visual form system by Semir Zeki and Yoshihito Shigihara is now available in the European Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Now available: Splendors and Miseries of the Brain is now available in Greek and Polish (also available in Spanish, Italian and German).