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Why the Brain Prefers Certain 3-D Shapes to Others
Ed Connor, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Krieger Mind Brain Institute

Dr. Connor grew up in Baltimore and went to Loyola College.  He got a PhD in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  After postdoctoral studies at CalTech and Washington University in St Louis, he joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Neuroscience department and started a lab at the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at the Homewood Campus.  Dr. Connor is currently a Professor of Neuroscience in the School of Medicine and Director of the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute.  (His wife, Amy Bastian, is also in the Neuroscience department; listen to her BrainTalk on Stroke Rehabilitation.)
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Beauty and the Brain Revealed
The AAAS Gallery page on the exhibit

Mind/Brain Institute
The MBI is dedicated to the study of the neural mechanisms of higher brain functions using modern neurophysiological, anatomical, and computational techniques.

The Walters Art Museum

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