Matthew MacKisack is an art and cultural historian, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School, and postdoctoral researcher on the Eye’s Mind project. He gained his BA in English Literature and Language from the University of Oxford and PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London. His work explores relationships between scientific knowledge and the arts, focusing on early-modern Europe. His research has appeared in a number of journals, including Frontiers in Psychology and Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. He co-edited a special interdisciplinary issue of the cognitive science journal Cortex, co-curated an exhibition on the psychology of creativity, and edited its accompanying catalogue. He recently co-curated ‘Extreme Imagination – inside the mind’s eye’, an exhibition of art by people who cannot visualise.
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Matthew MacKisack is a cultural historian and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School. He has published numerous articles in intellectual and cultural history, focusing on how imagining and imagination have been employed and understood.