Leonardo's Brain: Understanding Da Vinci's Creative Genius

Leonardo's Brain: Understanding Da Vinci's Creative Genius

Leonard Shlain


Best-selling writer Leonard Shlain explores the possibility of humankind during the lifestyles, artwork, and brain of the 1st precise Renaissance guy, Leonardo da Vinci. the writer hypothesizes that da Vinci’s dazzling diversity of achievements demonstrates a harbinger of the way forward for our species. Da Vinci’s ideas as an artist, scientist, and inventor are recast via a contemporary lens, with Shlain using modern neuroscience to light up da Vinci’s artistic procedure. No different individual in human background has excelled in such a lot of components of innovation: Shlain unearths the how and the why.

Shlain theorizes that Leonardo’s amazing brain got here from a uniquely built and built-in correct and left mind, and he bargains a version for a way we can also evolve. utilizing prior and present examine, Leonardo’s Brain offers da Vinci because the point of interest for a clean exploration of human creativity. together with his lucid sort and memorable skill to figure connections between quite a lot of fields, Shlain brings the reader into the realm of history’s maximum brain.

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