Neuro Humanities Studies



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Grazia Pulvirenti, Renata Gambino, The Neurohermeneutics of Suspicion. A Theoretical Approach 2019.

Grazia Pulvirenti, Renata Gambino, Neurohermeneutics. A Transdisciplinary Approach to Literature 2019.

Federica Abramo, Renata Gambino, Grazia Pulvirenti, Cognitive Literary Anthropology and Neurohermeneutics. A theoretical Proposal 2017.

Renata Gambino, Grazia Pulvirenti, The paradox of Romantic ekphrasis. Metacritic discourse, perception and imagination in art descripti 2017.

Antonella Marchetti, Gabriella Gilli, Giuseppe Di Cesare, Davide Massaro, Martina Ardizzi, Vittorio Gallese, Cinzia Di Dio, Human, Nature, Dynamism: The Effects of Content and Movement Perception on Brain Activations during 2016.

Arthur M. Jacobs, Roel M. Willems, Caring About Dostoyevsky: The Untapped Potential of Studying Literature 2016.

Denise Cosentino, Psicopatologie della coscienza nelle letterature tedesca e inglese 2016.

Gemma Di Stefano, Emotions 2016.

Michael Burke, The neuroaesthetics of prose fiction: pitfalls, parameters and prospects 2015.

Arthur M. Jacobs, Neurocognitive poetics: methods and models for investigating the neuronal and cognitive-affective ba 2015.

Martina Rita Maria Foresta, Synaesthesia: A Richer Experience of Reality 2015.

Katherine Berko, Living in Two Mimetic Worlds 2015.

Katherine Berko, An Instant Message Conversation Between Socrates and Tito 2015.

Alison Chan, Exploring the scientific basis of mimesis 2015.

Alison Chan, I move, therefore I am 2015.

Laura Herman, The Intersection of Science and Art 2015.

Laura Herman, Mind Reading and Face Reading 2015.

Sam Yin, Movement and Perception 2015.

Uriah Kriegel, A Hesitant Defense of Introspection 2013.

Renata Gambino, Grazia Pulvirenti, Imagination as Poetics of Cognition 2013.

Marco Caracciolo, Patterns of cognitive dissonance in readers’ engagement with characters 2013.

Gabriela Tucan, Cognitive Poetics: Blending Narrative Mental Spaces. Self-Construal and Identity in Short Literary F 2013.

Sabrina Apa, Synesthetic Metaphors in Georg Trakl’s Poetry: A Neurocognitive Survey 2013.

Arthur M. Jacobs, Winfried Menninghaus, Oliver Lubrich, Ulrike Altmann, Isabel C. Bohrn, When we like what we know – A parametric fMRI analysis of beauty and familiarity 2013.

Joanna Gavins, Peter Stockwell, About the heart, where it hurt exactly, and how often 2012.

Michele Guerra, Vittorio Gallese, Embodying Movies: Embodied Simulation and Film Studies 2012.

Seana Coulson, Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas, Understanding Timelines: Conceptual Metaphor and Conceptual Integration 2012.

Elisabetta Vinci, Il teatro epico di Brecht al banco di prova dell’Einfühlung e dei neuroni specchio 2012.

Mark Turner, The Embodied Mind and the Origins of Human Culture 2011.

Lisa Zunshine, What to expect when you pick up a graphic novel 2011.

Roger Penrose, Consciousness in the Universe: Neuroscience, Quantum Space-Time Geometry and Orch OR Theory 2011.

Lisa Zunshine, Theory of Mind and Fictions of Embodied Transparency 2011.

William Smith, Rebecca Sternschein, Page Widick, Bianca Bromberger, Anjan Chatterjee, The Right Hemisphere in Esthetic Perception 2011.

Page Widick, Rebecca Sternschein, William Smith, Bianca Bromberger, Anjan Chatterjee, Artistic Production Following Brain Damage: A Study of Three Artists 2011.

David S. Miall, Enacting the Other: Towards an Aesthetics of Feeling in Literary Reading 2011.

David S. Miall, Emotions and the Structuring of Narrative Responses 2011.

Lisa Zunshine, Style Brings In Mental States 2011.

Emery Schubert, Caroline Palmer, Steven R. Livingstone, Emotional Response to Musical Repetition 2011.

Peter Stockwell, Changing Minds in Narrative 2011.

Vittorio Gallese, Hannah C. Wojciehowski, How Stories Make Us Feel: Toward an Embodied Narratology 2011.

Marco Iacoboni, Deborah Jenson, Literary Biomimesis: Mirror Neurons and the Ontological Priority of Representation 2011.

Tes Howell, Conceptual Blends and Critical Awareness in Teaching Cultural Narratives 2010.

Anjan Chatterjee, Neuroaesthetics: A Coming of Age Story 2010.

William Smith, Bianca Bromberger, Rebecca Sternschein, Page Widick, Anjan Chatterjee, The Assessment of Art Attributes 2010.

Neigel J.T. Thomas, The Multidimensional Spectrum of Imagination: Images, Dreams, Hallucinations, and Active, Imaginativ 2010.

Adam Benforado, The Body of the Mind: Embodied Cognition, Law, and Justice 2010.

Vittorio Gallese, Cinzia Di Dio, Neuroaesthetics: a review 2009.

Vittorio Gallese, Mirror Neurons, Embodied Simulation, and the Neural Basis of Social Identification 2009.

Marco Iacoboni, Imitation, Empathy, and Mirror Neurons 2009.

Istvan Molnar-Szakacs, Katie Overy, Being Together in Time: Musical Experience and the Mirror Neuron System 2009.

George Lakoff, The Neural Theory of Metaphor 2009.

Margaret H. Freeman, Blending and Beyond: Form and Feeling in Poetic Iconicity 2009.

Mark Turner, The Scope of Human Thought 2009.

Massimo Salgaro, The Text as a Manual. Some Reflections on the Concept of Language from a Neuroaesthetic Perspective 2009.

Tim Rohrer, Mark Johnson, We Are Live Creatures: Embodiment, American Pragmatism, and the Cognitive Organism 2009.

Lisa Zunshine, Mind Plus: Sociocognitive Pleasures of Jane Austen's Novels 2009.

David S. Miall, Neuroaesthetics of Literary Reading 2009.

Peter Stockwell, The cognitive poetics of literary resonance 2009.


Margaret H. Freeman, The Fall of the Wall between Literary Studies and Linguistics: Cognitive Poetics 2009.

Massimo Salgaro, Stories without Words: Narratives of the Brain 2009.

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, Rethinking Metaphor 2008.

Christopher Hart, Critical Discourse Analysis and Conceptualisation: Mental Spaces, Blended Spaces and Discourse Space 2008.

David S. Miall, Feeling from the Perspective of the Empirical Study of Literature 2008.

David S. Miall, “Too soon transplanted” - Coleridge and the forms of dislocation 2008.

David S. Miall, Foregrounding and feeling in response to narrative 2008.

Peter Stockwell, Language and Literature: Stylistics 2008.

Anatole Pierre Fuksas, The Embodied Novel 2008.

Pier Francesco Ferrari, Leonardo Fogassi, Mirror Neurons and the Evolution of Embodied Language 2007.

Vittorio Gallese, David Freedberg, Motion, emotion and empathy in esthetic experience 2007.

Mark Turner, Frame Blending 2007.

Evan Thompson, Look again: Phenomenology and Mental Imagery 2007.

Christopher Hart, Critical Discourse Analysis and Metaphor: Toward a Theoretical Framework 2007.

Saulius J. Garalevicius, Memory–Prediction Framework for Pattern Recognition: Performance and Suitability of the Bayesian Mod 2007.

David Freedberg, Empathy, Motion and Emotion 2007.

David Freedberg, Empatia, Movimento ed Emozione 2007.

Uriah Kriegel, Intentional Inexistence and phenomenal intentionality 2007.

Katie Overy, Istvan Molnar-Szakacs, Music and mirror neurons: from motion to 'e'motion 2006.

Evan Thompson, Jean-Philippe Lachaux, Diego Cosmelli, Neurodynamics of Consciousness 2006.

Mark Turner, Compression and representation 2006.

David S. Miall, Empirical Approaches to Studying Literary Readers 2006.

John R. Searle, What is Language: some preliminary remarks 2006.

Vittorio Gallese, Embodied simulation: From neurons to phenomenal experience 2005.

Evan Thompson, Sensorimotor subjectivity and the enactive approach to experience 2005.

George Lakoff, Vittorio Gallese, The brain's concepts: the role of the sensory-motor system in conceptual knowledge 2005.

Edward M. Hubbard, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Neurocognitive Mechanisms Review of Synesthesia 2005.

Leonid Perlovsky, Music. The First Principle 2005.

Margaret H. Freeman, The poem as complex blend: conceptual mappings of metaphor in Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Applicant’ 2005.

Christian Keysers, A unifying view of the basis of social cognition 2004.

Alva Noë, , Evan Thompson, Are There Neural Correlates of Consciousness? 2004.

David S. Miall, Episode structures in literary narratives 2004.

Shaun Gallagher, Hermeneutics and the Cognitive Sciences 2004.

Craig A. Hamilton, Toward a Cognitive Rethoric of Imagism 2004.

Uriah Kriegel, The functional role of consciousness: A phenomenological approach 2004.

Mark Turner, Double-scope Stories 2003.

Michael L. Anderson, Embodied Cognition: A Field Guide 2003.

Neigel J.T. Thomas, Imagining Minds 2003.

John Smythies, Space, Time and Consciousness 2003.

Per Aage Brandt, Music and the abstract brain 2002.

Francis F. Steen, Alan Richardson, Literature and the Cognitive Revolution: An Introduction 2002.

David S. Miall, Literary Discourse 2002.

Don Kuiken, David S. Miall, A feeling for fiction: becoming what we behold 2002.

John R. Searle, Why I am not a proper dualist 2002.

Reuven Tsur, Aspects of Cognitive Poetics 2002.

Edward M. Hubbard, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, Synaesthesia: A Window Into Perception, Thought and Language 2001.

David S. Miall, On the necessity of empirical studies of literary reading 2000.

Don Kuiken, David S. Miall, Shifting Perspectives: Readers' Feelings and Literary Response 2000.

Peter Stockwell, The Metaphorics of Literary Reading 2000.

William Hirstein, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, The Science of Art 1999.

Don Kuiken, David S. Miall, What is literariness? Three components of literary reading 1999.

Neigel J.T. Thomas, Are Theories of Imagery Theories of Imagination? An Active Perception Approach to Conscious Mental C 1999.

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, Conceptual Integration Networks 1998.

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, Blending as a central process of grammar 1998.

Don Kuiken, David S. Miall, The form of reading: empirical studies of literariness 1998.

David S. Miall, The Body in Literature: Mark Johnson, Metaphor, and Feeling 1997.

Shaun Gallagher, Mutual Enlightment: Recent Phenomenology in Cognitive Science 1997.

David S. Miall, Empowering the reader: Literary response and classroom learning 1996.

David S. Miall, Anticipation and Feeling in Literary Response: A Neuropsychological Perspective 1995.

Don Kuiken, David S. Miall, Beyond Text Theory: Understanding Literary Response 1994.

William L. Benzon, The Evolution of Narrative and the Self 1993.

Jerry R. Hobbs, Will Robots Ever Have Literature? 1993.

Mark Turner, Language is a Virus 1992.

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, A Mechanism of Creativity .

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, The Origin of Language as a Product of the Evolution of Modern Cognition .

Mark Turner, Gilles Fauconnier, Polysemy and Conceptual Blending .

Katinka Dijkstra , Daniel Casasanto, Motor Action and Emotional Memory .

Catherine Bédard, Shirley Fecteau, Pascal Belin, Thinking the voice: neural correlates of voice perception .

Dorothee Augustin, Andries Oeberst, Benno Belke, Helmut Leder Leder, A model of aesthetic appreciation and aesthetic judgments .

D. Yves v. Cramon, Lea Höfel, Ricarda I. Schubotz, Thomas Jacobsen, Brain correlates of aesthetic judgment of beauty .

Semir Zeki, Art and the Brain .

Yen-Chi L. Le, Richard L. Rapson, Elaine Hatfield, Emotional Contagion and Empathy .

Gilles Fauconnier, Conceptual Blending .

Thomas Nagel, What is it like to be a Bat? .

Franziska Holzner, Christian Fuchs, Art as a Complex, Dynamic System .

Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas, Towards a theory of integrated emotions: Antonio Damasio and Conceptual Blending .

Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas, Conceptual Blending Theory and the History of Emotions .

David S. Danaher, Cognitive Poetics and Literariness: Metaphorical Analogy in Anna Karenina .

Steve Larson, Mark Johnson, "Something in the Way She Moves" : Metaphors of Musical Motion .

David S. Miall, Don Kuiken, Shelley Sikora, Enactment versus Interpretation: A Phenomenological Analysis .

Lisa Zunshine, Theory of Mind and Michael Fried's Absorption and Theatrality: Notes toward Cognitive Historicism .

Lisa Zunshine, What is Cognitive Cultural Studies? .

Vittorio Gallese, Corpo e azione nell’esperienza estetica. Una prospettiva neuroscientifica .

Daniel Stoljar, Actors and Zombies .

Antonella Pasculli, Imputabilità e minori alla luce delle neuroscienze .

Leonid Perlovsky, The Role of Music in Evolution of the Mind and Consciousness .

David Freedberg, Movement, Embodiement, Emotion .


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