Sat. 05.11, 11:00-12:00
Floor 2: Speaker Lounge
Joerg Fingerhut is postdoctoral researcher at the Berlin School of Mind & Brain (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) where he works on the role cultural artifacts (like architecture, film, pictures) play for the kinds of minds we are. He also conducts experiments on our evaluation of art and the role the emotion of wonder plays therein. He was a member of the interdisciplinary research groups »Picture Act and Embodiment« (HU Berlin) and »Functions of Consciousness« (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities), as well as »Art & Neuroscience Fellow« at the Italian Academy (Columbia University New York). He also is the scientific director of the Berlin based »Association of Neuroesthetics (AoN_a platform for Neuroscience and Art).