Articles by Shanthi Deivanayagam


A Portrait of Medicine

Medicine has been associated with the humanities for years, but a more recent relationship is that between medicine and art. More specifically, within the field of the art of medicine, the creation of portraits of sick patients has been shown to have compelling effects on medicine and care in a health setting. Dr. Mark Gilbert,…

Beauty and Brains: The Neuroscience Behind Attractiveness

What makes someone attractive? Is beauty truly in the eye of the beholder? In the ChatLab, part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Neuroaesthetics, researchers explore these questions in the field of neuroaesthetics. Neuroaesthetics is “a subdiscipline of cognitive neuroscience concerned with the neural basis of aesthetic experiences, which involve interactions with entities and…

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