Is it possible, or desirable, to measure the quality of an artwork?

In a world of shrinking resources, the question of how we decide which art should receive finance is ever more pressing. Rosemary Laryea asks if, when putting money into good quality art is the goal, it’s possible to set criteria to judge what makes “good art”. Rosemary talks to members…

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Contemporary and Future Research into Alexithymia

Hugo’s talk, ‘Interoception, insight and emotional engagement’, keyed into current research.   Sarah Garfinkel was an invited speaker who sat on the final panel discussion.   Sophie Betka attended in her capacity as PhD researchers.   Alexithymia describes a difficulty identifying and describing one’s own feelings. While it has been…

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