Who’s afraid of Kanye West?

Jonah Lehrer is a neuroscientist, blogger, editor and now author of a new book on what neuroscience can learn from art and literature. Wired has a brief Q&A with him, where he discusses Virginia Woolf, cognitive science and Kanye West.

Actually, this just serves as a brief introduction to some of Lehrer’s thoughts, as he’s promised to talk to Mind Hacks in more detail about art, the cutting edge of brain research and his new book Proust was a Neuroscientist.

We’ll post the interview shortly, but in the meantime Wired has a brief introduction to some of the key ideas.

Link to Wired Q&A with Jonah Lehrer.

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