embodiment in architecture & neuroscience

02.05.16 – Architectonic space engages several aspects of embodiment. While embodiment is a well-studied phenomenon in cognitive neuroscience, little is known about the impact of architecture on human behavior and self-consciousness. Here, we propose a symposium that promotes empirical scientific methods for architecture, studying the subjective experience of the body in space modulated by the facets of the environment. SymposiumMercredi 4 mai 2016Archizoom 13:30Free entrance Visuo-spatial effects of the arts on emotional states have been investigated for more than a decade through neuroaesthetics. Today knowledge about the effects of architecture on the body, feelings, emotions and wellbeing is sparse. We argue that findings from neuroscience can be implemented into the architectural design process to improve and enhance the user’s experience of space. The symposium “empirical: embodiment in architecture & neuroscience”…


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