An eight-part series (Poetry of Perception) on representations of perception and sensation made for fundamentalsofneuroscience.org. "We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think." Oliver Sacks

Words by Walt Whitman
Animation by Daniela Sherer danielasherer.com
Narration by Peter Blegvad
Sound + Music by Skillbard skillbard.com
Produced by Nadja Oertelt nadjaoertelt.com

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Poetry of Perception

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How do we perceive the world? This is a question that neuroscience has long sought to tackle, but which poets and artists have pursued even longer. HarvardX's Fundamentals of Neuroscience (fundamentalsofneuroscience.org) presents 8 artistic ruminations…


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How do we perceive the world? This is a question that neuroscience has long sought to tackle, but which poets and artists have pursued even longer. HarvardX's Fundamentals of Neuroscience (fundamentalsofneuroscience.org) presents 8 artistic ruminations on the nature of sensation.

With animation by Sophie Koko Gate, Hannah Jacobs, Lily Fang, Isaac Holland, Brian Smee, Caitlin Craggs, Lara Lee and Daniela Sherer. Sound and music by Oswald Skillbard and concept and production by Nadja Oertelt.

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