Latest news - lectures

  • Feb 1st to Feb 20th 2016: Lectureā€¯Lectures on the organisation of the visual brain and on Neuroestheticsā€¯
  • Upcoming Seminar Oct 26 2015 Keio University: Seminar"A reassessment of the strategies used by the brain to build the visual image"Psychology Department, Keio University @ 16:30
  • Upcoming Lecture Dec 4 2015 Vienna: Plenary lecture "Neurobiology of Beauty" at the European Congress of Neurorehabilitaion at the Hofburg Congress Center, Vienna @ 09:00
  • Upcoming Debate by Prof Zeki 29 feb 2016 Oxford: Debate and Discussion Debate at the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities @ 16:30 - 18:30
  • Upcoming Lecture Apr 8-10 2016 Antofagasta: Plenary lecture at the Festival della Mente (Science Festival), Antofagasta, Chile
  • Upcoming lecture Sep 12 2015 Norway: Plenary lecture "The Neurobiology of Aesthetics" at the Ultima Academy, Oslo
  • Upcoming lecture Sep 16 2015 17:00 Italy: Opening lecture at the Italian Physiological Society meeting in the Aula Magna, University of Genoa
  • Upcoming lecture Oct 28 2015 Japan: Special lecture at the 12th International Congress of Physiological Anthropology, Tokyo Bay Makuhuri Hall, Chiba
  • Future engagement Nov 1-4 2015, USA: Plenary lecture "The objectivity of subjective truths" at The Representational Art Conference, Ventura, California.
    ...and, on Nov 3, 07:00 - Breakfast with Semir Zeki, 08:30 - Keynote address, Semir Zeki
  • Upcoming meeting Nov 10-11 2015 UK: A meeting entitled "The Science of Beauty" at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. See here for further details
  • Future engagement Nov 25 2015 Plenary talk (TTBA) at the Quantum and Nano Computing Systems Centre (QANCENTRE)
  • Future engagement Feb 1-20 2016, India: A lecture tour to include Delhi, Kolkota, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Trivandrum
  • Future engagement May 21 2016, Poland: Plenary lecture at the Copernicus Festival, Krakov
  • Future engagement Jul 19-22 2016, Japan: A lecture at the 39th annual meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience Society, held at the Pacifica, Yokohama
  • Future engagement Jul 24-29 2016, Japan: A lecture at the International Congress of Psychology, held at the Pacifica, Yokohama

Latest news - publications

  • 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).

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