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Mark DeRaud

in Fresno, CA

Art and the Neuroscience of Transcendence

PRESENTED ON MAR 28, 2018
IN FRESNO @ VOL 31

Mark DeRaud, a classically trained artist, talks about his love of art and the relationship of how the brain reacts scientifically to art.

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