Tag: Japanese

Circe’s Transformations: Art Images of the Greek Sorceress Through The Ages

Before Madeline Miller’s hit book Circe intrigued me , I was unfamiliar with this Greek goddess. It turns out that she’s been an inspirational muse for artists through 2,500 years! In fact, browsing the evolution of her representations makes an excellent study in culture and art. It seems her beauty and power over nature and men

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Cultural Differences in Reading Context

It appears that culture heavily influences how well people incorporate the context of an environment versus how well they can filter out the context to focus on a prominent object.  This has been illustrated in eye measurements of Asians versus North Americans as they evaluate photographs, of Japanese & Americans recalling foreground objects versus background

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