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January 2 at 11:00am

Neurocinematics: The Neuroscience of Film

By Ted Hope

I leave it to you to let us know how this will shape our art and craft.

http://www.cns.nyu.edu/~nava/MyPubs/Hasson-etal_NeuroCinematics2008.pdf

Deep Lake Media had some good questions on this when they first posted it earlier last year, including:

  • How does “persistence of vision” work where, in a movie projected from film the screen is actually flashing dark in between frames, but the perception from the viewer is uninterrupted motion?
  • Is there a difference between the way the brain perceives progressive scan video (i.e. 24p) as opposed to interlaced video? A lot of people say progressive scan video is more “filmlike”; can instruments detect brain activity that would explain this perception?
  • How does the brain perceive video compared with projected celluloid?

Read the rest of them here.

 


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  1. suchitab / Jan 2 at 11:00am

    interesting

  2. suchitab / Jan 2 at 11:00am

    and the page of deep lake media has been suspended…

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