Edward A. Vessel, PhD

Hauptforschungsgebiete

    • Neuronale Grundlagen der ästhetischen Erfahrung
    • Visuelle Präferenzen
    • Neurobiologie der Informationssuche
    • Brain Imaging-Methoden

      Vita

      Ausbildung

      1997 – 2004         PhD (Neurowissenschaften), The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

      1993 – 1997         Bachelor of Arts (Kognitionswissenschaft), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

      Werdegang

      2016 -                    Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut für empirische Ästhetik

      2014 - 2015          Full Research Scientist, Center for Brain Imaging, New York University, New York, NY

      2010 - 2015          Co-Direktor, NYU ArtLab

      2009 - 2014          Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Brain Imaging, NYU

      2011                      Adjunct Professor, Abteilung Psychologie, NYU

      2008 - 2009          Research Consultant für Nava Rubin, Center for Neural Science, NYU, und Denis Pelli, Abt. Psychologie, NYU

      2007 – 2008         Adjunct Lecturer, Abteilungen Psychologie und Englisch, NYU

      2004 - 2007          Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Neural Science, NYU, Advisor: Nava Rubin

       

       

      Publikationen

      Monographien

      Belfi, A.M., Vessel, E.A., Starr, G.G. (2017). Individual ratings of vividness predict aesthetic appeal in poetry. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Advance online publication http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000153

      Vessel, E. A., Biederman, I., Subramaniam, S., & Greene, M. R. (2016). Effective signaling of surface boundaries by L-vertices reflect the consistency of their contrast in natural images. Journal of Vision, 16(9), 15-15. doi: 10.1167/16.9.15. http://journalofvision.org/16/9/15

      Vessel, E. A. (2015) Effects of reduced sensory stimulation and assessment of countermeasures for sensory stimulation augmentation. Draft Report. Houston (TX): National Aeronautics and Space Administration (US). 173 p. Contract No.: NNJ13HF11P.

      Vessel, E. A., Stahl, J., Maurer, N., Denker, A., Starr. G.G. (2014) Personalized visual aesthetics. Proc. SPIE 9014, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIX, 90140S, 1-8. doi: 10.1117/12.2043126.

      Vessel, E. A., Starr, G.G., Rubin, N. (2013) Art reaches within: aesthetic experience, the self and the default-mode network. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7:258, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00258. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2013.00258

      Vessel, E. A., Starr, G.G., Rubin, N. (2012) The brain on art: Intense aesthetic experience activates the default mode network. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6:66, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00066. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00066

      Vessel, E. A., & Rubin, N. (2010). Beauty and the beholder: Highly individual taste for abstract, but not real-world images.  Journal of Vision, 10(2): 18, 1-14, journalofvision.org/10/2/18, doi:10.1167/10.2.18.

      Yue, X., Vessel, E. A., & Biederman, I. (2007) The neural basis of scene preferences.  NeuroReport, 16(6), 525-529.                        

      Biederman, I. & Vessel, E. A. (2006) Perceptual pleasure and the brain. American Scientist, 94, 249-255.

      Auszeichnungen & Stipendien

      Auszeichnungen & Stipendien

      2014 – 2016        Beauty and Beyond Research Institute, Global Institute for Advanced Studies, NYU

      2013 – 2014        Sensory stimulation augmentation tools for long duration exploration spaceflight, NASA

      2013                     Podiumsredner, World Science Festival

      2003 - 2006         Postdoctoral NRSA award (NEI)

      2001 - 2003         Predoctoral NRSA Volontariat: USC Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience Training Grant

      2001                     Stipendiat am Dartmouth Summer Institut in Kognitionswissenschaften

       

       

       

       

       

       

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