Ass.-Prof. Matthew Pelowski, PhD
Summer term 2024
200252 SE Vertiefungsseminar: Geist und Gehirn - Fundamental Topics in Cognitive Science + Colloquium
540012 SE DissertantInnen-Seminar - Perception and Neuroaesthetics
Winter term 2023
540012 SE DissertantInnen-Seminar - Neuroaesthetics: beauty, attraction, and the arts
Summer term 2023
540012 SE DissertantInnen-Seminar - Neuroaesthetics: beauty, attraction, and the arts



Weingarden, L. S., Pelowski, M., & Kühnapfel, C. (2024). Embodying the photographic image: Charles Marville’s Old Paris and New Paris series. In C. Vial Kayser (Ed.), Art as Experience of the Living Body: An East/West dialogue (1 ed., pp. 261-291). Vernon Press.












Pelowski, M., & Chamberlain, R. (2023). Where Do Artists Come From? A Review of the ‘Typical’ Visually Creative Life and Artistic Brain as a Basis for Discussing Neurodivergence or Neurodegenerative Change. In Art and Neurological Disorders—Illuminating the Intersection of Creativity and the Changing Brain (pp. 25-63). Springer Nature. Current Clinical Neurology


Richard, A., Pelowski, M., & Spee, B. T. M. (Eds.) (2022). Art and Neurological Disorders: Illuminating the Intersection of Creativity and the Changing Brain. (1 ed.) Springer International Publishing. Current Clinical Neurology



Empirically and theoretically capturing and Latent Profile Modelling of our shared ways of responding to art

Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

Oct 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The (brain of the) Artist is present: Comparing brain synchrony and the transformative potential of performance art in an art vs. non-art context

Theresa Demmer (Speaker), Max Schuber (Contributor), Corinna Kühnapfel (Contributor) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

26 Aug 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What did the art mean? A case study of an installation by artist Anselm Kiefer.

Stephanie Miller (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

26 Aug 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Entrances In: Priming Strategies to Enhance the Well-being Impact of Art Viewing at the National Gallery, London.

MacKenzie Trupp (Speaker), R. Landau (Contributor), K. Templer-Lewis (Contributor), Aleksandra Igdalova (Contributor), Corinna Kühnapfel (Contributor), Giacomo Bignardi (Contributor), Joerg Fingerhut (Contributor), Rebecca Chamberlain (Contributor) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

3 Aug 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Loveability as an Holistic Approach to Placemaking: the Connection between Uplifting Experiences and Creative Cultural Spaces for Psycho-Spatial Wellbeing

Mizan Rambhoros (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

28 Jul 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What is the evidence that art viewing can impact well-being?

MacKenzie Trupp (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

19 Jul 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Societal value of Arts and Culture and the impact on Well-being, Mental Health and Inclusion for all

Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

Jun 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The ARTIS Lab

Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

Apr 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Is it the Prime or the Provenance? Investigating art experience with AI and human-generated art using fNIRS

Theresa Rahel Demmer (Speaker), Nina Fasan (Contributor) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

3 Feb 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Welcome to Hell - the influence of intentionally designed gallery lighting on aesthetic experience of The Last Judgement by H.Bosch

Stephanie Miller (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Who benefits from art and how: The role of pleasure, meaning and aesthetic responsiveness in art interventions

MacKenzie Trupp (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

31 Aug 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science




Welcome to Hell - the influence of gallery lighting on aesthetic experience of The Last Judgement by H. Bosch

Stephanie Miller (Speaker) & Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

Feb 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“critical respondent” dialogue with Alexander Damianisch

Matthew Pelowski (Invited speaker)

28 Oct 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



The arts and AI

Matthew Pelowski (Invited speaker)

25 May 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Embodied and extended sensing, Co-corporeality Seminar

Matthew Pelowski (Invited speaker)

22 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



What can art do? Empirical investigations into our shared art experiences

Matthew Pelowski (Invited speaker)

2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


From conception to reception – How artistic intentions transform to viewers’ emotions in contemporary art.

Patrick Markey (Speaker), Jane Boddy (Contributor), Matthew Pelowski (Contributor), Eva Specker (Contributor), Felix Haiduk (Contributor), Beatrice Immelmann (Contributor), Paula Ibanez de Aldecoa de Elera (Contributor) & Hillary Jean-Joseph (Contributor)

30 Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


New Directions in Empirical Aesthetics. 実験美学の新たな方向性

Helmut Leder (Keynote speaker), Matthew Pelowski (Keynote speaker), Raphael Rosenberg (Keynote speaker), Hideaki Kawabata (Keynote speaker), Eva Specker (Keynote speaker), Hanna Brinkmann (Keynote speaker) & Patrick Markey (Keynote speaker)

7 Mar 20178 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


All liberals like abstract art except for me

Jon O. Lauring (Contributor), Matthew Pelowski (Contributor), Michael Forster (Speaker), Ron Kupers (Contributor) & Helmut Leder (Contributor)

30 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



All liberals like abstract art except for me

Matthew Pelowski (Contributor)

2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Baumgarten Award presentation

Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


But what does the brain do to our experience of art? A new integrated model of aesthetic experience

Matthew Pelowski (Speaker)

2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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