The NPR podcast, Hidden Brain has an episode entitled "A Dramatic Cure". This episode focuses on the ways in which the placebo effect has been used and tested in medicine. One of the researchers interviewed for this podcast, Dr. J. Bruce Moseley, talked about his work in this area. This doctor was interested in a specific kind … Continue reading What is Site-Specific?
Using Popwalk to Teach
The Popwalk app has been used in art and art history instruction in many ways. It is a powerful tool for helping art students to understand principles of art and site-specificity. We have received a lot of questions from instructors about how Popwalk might be used in this setting. We have made a broad list … Continue reading Using Popwalk to Teach
Science, Restoration Ecology, and Creativity
Photograph of Mae SImmons Park, Lubbock, TXphoto credit, Monica Prado I had the opportunity to teach a combined course of graduate studio art and graduate restoration ecology at Texas Tech University. This is not a typical pairing in academia, although it is not unheard of. This course came out of many conversations that I had … Continue reading Science, Restoration Ecology, and Creativity
Creating a Digital Docent for a World-Class Public Art Collection
the map view on the Popwalk app.