UW Arts and Sciences Perspectives: A marriage of art and neuroscience

Students from the DXARTS brain lab engage in artistic exploration
Students from the DXARTS brain lab engage in artistic exploration. Photo: Isaiah Brookshire.

Students in a laboratory crowd around a classmate wearing an electroencephalography (EEG) cap. They watch as his brain activity is captured on an EEG machine while he listens to music.  Four more EEG machines are stored nearby, along with an electromyography (EMG) machine to measure muscle response, a galvanic skin response sensor, and a device that tracks eye movements.

Read the complete article by Nancy Joseph in the August 2016 issue of the UW College of Arts and Sciences newsletter Perspectives.