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Daniel J. Levitin Quotes

Quotes by Daniel J. Levitin - (7 quotes)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Art category:

Those dabs of paint and lines become art when form and flow (the way in which your eye is drawn across the canvas) are created out of lower-level perceptual elements. When they combine harmoniously they give rise to perspective, foreground and background, and ultimately to emotion and other aesthetic attributes. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Creativity category:

Another possibility is that evolution selected creativity in general as a marker of sexual fitness. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Movement category:

Similarly, dance is not just a raging sea of unrelated bodily movements; the relationship of those movements to one another is what creates integrity and integrality, a coherence and cohesion that the higher levels of our brain process. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Music category:

Music may be the activity that prepared our pre-human ancestors for speech communication and for the very cognitive, representational flexibility necessary to become humans. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Perception category:

What makes a set of lines and colors into art is the relationship between this line and that one; the way one color or form echoes another in a different part of the canvas. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Taste category:

A bowl of pudding only has taste when I put it in my mouth - when it is in contact with my tongue. It doesn't have taste or flavor sitting in my fridge, only the potential. (Daniel J. Levitin)

Daniel J. Levitin - From the Winning category:

No one alive today has a single ancestor in his or her past who died in infancy. We are the champions, my friend! (Daniel J. Levitin)