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Theatre on the Brain: The Science of Art and Empathy

Presented by Southwestern University at Alma Thomas Theater, Georgetown TX

Oct 15 2016
Theatre on the Brain: The Science of Art and Empathy

Theatre on the Brain: The Science of Art and Empathy

The ancient philosopher Plato believed theatre was dangerous. In fact, he wanted to banish dramatists all together. What exactly was he afraid of?

How does the transformational art of theatre impact us? And how can science help us understand the impact of art at a neurological level?

Join us on Oct. 15 for “Theatre on the Brain: The Science of Art and Empathy,” a special symposium that will explore the intersection of art and

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Southwestern University, Serofim School of Fine Arts, Fine Arts Center, 1001 East University Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626



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