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The Tension between "Mind" and "Brain" in Biomedical Imaging: Shifting Notions of Personhood

This paper looks at the cultural effects of biomedical brain imaging on philosophical notions of mind, personhood, health, and pathology.

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Published Online: July 6, 2016

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Everything is [Not] Awesome: Critique and Embrace of Ideology in The Lego Movie

The article provides a Marxist reading of the film The Lego Movie, showing how the movie critiques but ultimately embraces imperial ideology.

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Published Online: July 6, 2016

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Originality, Experientiality and Experientism: Moving Beyond Post-Modernism

This essay examines the concepts of originality and experientiality comparing Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) and Gus Van Sant's homonymous shot-for-shot remake (1998).

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Published Online: June 28, 2016

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The Cinematic Gaze of the Other: How Are Images Watching You?

I am redefining the notion of the gaze according to Lacanian psychoanalysis and applying in to the studies of images in therms of desire and the production of the Other.

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Published Online: June 3, 2016

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Under the Influence of the "Great Mother" Archetype: Photographing Raw Clay Bruneian Landscapes through an Ecofeminist Lens

Using her alter-ego persona, the "Kiln Priestess," as a Jungian archetypal reference, Geiger-Ho explores the principles of ecofeminism in her recent natural landscape photographs of Brunei Darussalam.

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Published Online: June 3, 2016

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Monumentalizing the Real: On the Status of the Document and the Functions of the Image in Griersonian Documentary Film

Precisely in the moment when Griersonian documentary film was born, the relationship between actuality and its representation became increasingly problematic and as a result documentary rather monumentalized than documented actuality.

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Published Online: May 27, 2016

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The Endowment of Light: A Sense of Space

Atmosphere is the name given to the image of light in architectural space; endowed memory may be the process whereby the image evolves.

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Published Online: May 27, 2016

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"Brand" and Brand Image: Misdefinition, Misuse, Miscommunication, Empirical Amphiboly, and Resolution

Hardly anyone knows what the word "brand" means anymore. Most confuse it with the brand image concept. This article attempts to sort out the mess and remedy the widespread confusion.

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Published Online: May 27, 2016

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Cognitive Science, Photography, and Narrative: Introductory Thoughts on an Unexplored Nexus

This paper provides concrete examples of how cognitive science may inform photographic practice and interpretation, including a more rigorous approach to understanding narrative in single photographs.

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Published Online: May 27, 2016

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Amateur Archives: The Uses of Public and Private Archives in a Digital World

This paper explores the effects of recent changes in how institutions collect and showcase archival material while also addressing the rise in individual initiated archival collections and their online distribution.

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Published Online: April 5, 2016

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