nsblumenfeld: Both books are fascinating explorations of the interplay of fin-de-siècle art (Austrian Modernist portraiture; English horror literature) and science (neuroscience; the body sciences). While they take very different approaches both are fascinating additions to European cultural and intellectual history.… (more)
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A brilliant book by a Nobel Prize winner, "The Age of Insight" takes readers to Vienna in 1900, where leaders in science, medicine, and art began a revolution that changed forever how we think about the human mind--our conscious and unconscious thoughts and emotions--and how mind and brain relate to art.… (more)