Advances in the sciences lead to explanations why we find music, film and paintings appealing. What ramifications might that have for the arts? Will the "magic" be lost? Is science the death-knell of genuine man-made beauty?
During the last few lectures about the neuro-based view on the brain, on question arose to my mind: How universal is the brain? As we can more accurately measure the cognitive process taking place in the brain, e can model it more accurately. According to these observations, conclusions are drawn and theories are proven or falsified. However, what is lacking is in my view the assumption that your brain is the same as mine.