Reviews

A selection of popular reviews:

Improbable areas in the visual brain cover

Improbable areas in the visual brain

by S. Zeki
Trends in Neuroscience 26, 23-26 (2003)

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Measuring Sight by Sound cover

Measuring Sight by Sound

The Brain and Visual Perception

by D.H. Hubel and T.N. Wiesel (review by S. Zeki)

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Localisation and globalisation in conscious vision cover

Localisation and globalisation in conscious vision

by S. Zeki
Annual Review of Neuroscience 24, 57-86 (2001)

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Neural concept formation and art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner cover

Neural concept formation and art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner

by S. Zeki
Journal of Consciousness Studies 9 (3) 53-76 (2002)

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Parallelism and functional specialisation in human visual cortex cover

Parallelism and functional specialisation in human visual cortex

by S. Zeki
Cold Spring Harbour Symposia of Quantitative Biology 55, 651-661 (1991)

Cerebral akinetopsia (visual motion blindness) cover

Cerebral akinetopsia (visual motion blindness)

by S. Zeki
Brain 114, 811-824 (1991)

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Toward a Theory of Visual Consciousness cover

Toward a Theory of Visual Consciousness

by S. Zeki and A. Bartels
Consciousness and Cognition 8, 225-259 (1999)

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Art and the Brain cover

Art and the Brain

by S. Zeki
Journal of Consciousness Studies 6, 76-96 (1999)

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The theory of multistage integration in the visual brain cover

The theory of multistage integration in the visual brain

by A. Bartels and S. Zeki
Proceedings of the Royal Society London B. 265, 2327-2332 (1998)

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A century of cerebral achromatopsia cover

A century of cerebral achromatopsia

by S. Zeki
Brain 113, 1721-1777 (1990)

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Dynamism of a PET image: Studies of visual function cover

Dynamism of a PET image: Studies of visual function

by S. Zeki. Edited by Richard Frackowiak, Karl J. Friston, Chris D. Frith, and Raymond Dolan
Human Brain Function, Academic Press (1997)

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The representation of colours in the cerebral cortex cover

The representation of colours in the cerebral cortex

by S. Zeki
Nature 284, 412-418 (1980)

The visual image in mind and brain cover

The visual image in mind and brain

by S. Zeki
Scientific American September 267 No.3, 69-76 (1992)

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Splendours and miseries of the brain cover

Splendours and miseries of the brain

by S. Zeki
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 354, 2053-2065 (1999)

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Latest news - lectures

  • Future engagement: 9-12 July 2018
    Lecture: The Neurobiology of Beauty at the Franklin-Wilkins Building, King's College London as part of the XII International Symposium of Functional Neuroreceptor Mapping of the Living Brain
  • Future engagement: 15-16 November 2018
    Lecture: The Neurobiology of Beauty as part of the Fresco Conference on Synaptic Plasticity, Florence, Italy
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    Lecture: The Neurobiology of Aesthetic Experiences and Judgement at the Salpetriere Hospital, Paris for the French Society of Neurology
  • Future engagement: 8-14 April 2019
    Semir Zeki will give a public lecture at the National Geographic Science Festival in Rome (April 8-14, 2019). The Festival will coincide with the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci and the 50th anniversary of landing on the moon. Exact title, date and venue to be announced.

Latest news - publications

  • Recently appeared: The Rough Seas of Cortical Cartography by Semir Zeki is now available in Trends in Neurosciences
  • Recently appeared: The Bayesian-Laplacian Brain Semir Zeki, Oliver Y. Chèn 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.
  • Now available: Semir Zeki's first book, A Vision of the Brain, can be downloaded here.
  • Now available: Splendors and Miseries of the Brain is now available in Greek and Polish (also available in Spanish, Italian and German).
  • Now available: Inner Vision by Semir Zeki.