NEUROSCIENCE, GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY, RUDOLF ARNHEIM: SOME REFLECTIONS FOR A DIDACTICS OF ART EDUCATION

Manlio Piva

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In recent years, research in neuroscience regarding visual perception and its applications in neural networks of artificial vision experimentally confirms many assumptions of the theoretical framework of twentieth-century Gestalt psychology. Evidence of its implications in art education can be found, in support of Rudolf Arheim’s theoretical and didactic approach on the evolution of children’s drawing developed more than half a century ago. This contribution aims to resume these aspects in light of the contributions of neuroscience and artificial vision and how they can now be used in primary school teachers’ training programs.

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Rudolf Arnheim, Gestalt, AI, visual perception, neuroscience, art education

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.32043/gsd.v6i1.556

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