Emily Dickinson's Words, Visualized
Oct 23, 2015
How do we perceive the world? It's a question that neuroscience has sought to tackle, but which poets and artists have pursued for even longer. The Fundamentals of Neuroscience, a MOOC from Harvard University, is presenting a series of artistic ruminations on the nature of sensation called Poetry of Perception. In this short animation by Hannah Jacobs, Emily Dickinson's classic poem "We Grow Accustomed to the Dark," is put in motion.
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Author: Nadine Ajaka
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