The Neuro-Image
  • Release Date : 11 July 2012
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 392 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780804782845
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Download or read book entitled The Neuro-Image by author: Patricia Pisters which was release on 11 July 2012 and published by Stanford University Press with total page 392 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Arguing that today's viewers move through a character's brain instead of looking through his or her eyes or mental landscape, this book approaches twenty-first-century globalized cinema through the concept of the "neuro-image." Pisters explains why this concept has emerged now, and she elaborates its threefold nature through research from three domains—Deleuzian (schizoanalytic) philosophy, digital networked screen culture, and neuroscientific research. These domains return in the book's tripartite structure. Part One, on the brain as "neuroscreen," suggests rich connections between film theory, mental illness, and cognitive neuroscience. Part Two explores neuro-images from a philosophical perspective, paying close attention to their ontological, epistemological, and aesthetic dimensions. Political and ethical aspects of the neuro-image are discussed in Part Three. Topics covered along the way include the omnipresence of surveillance, the blurring of the false and the real and the affective powers of the neo-baroque, and the use of neuro-images in politics, historical memory, and war.

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