posted on Oct. 2: Neuroscientist featured speaker at Hamilton gallery exhibit


Art is a cerebral loop. Scientifically it begins with brain cells and
neurochemicals, and somehow ends magically with imagination and

Eminent McMaster neuroscientist Sandra Witelson, who was invited to
study the brain of Albert Einstein, was also invited by the Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH) to talk about her response to creativity.

Witelson will discuss her connections with five pictures that she chose from the gallery's permanent collection, and she will also address the brain and perception of art on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the AGH.

This free lecture is part of an ongoing series of exhibitions at the AGH by local, national and international celebrities. The public is invited to meet and talk with the speaker after her presentation.

For more information about the lecture, call the AGH, (905)527-6610.