Daniel Stern and the aesthetic of movement. A challenge for neuroscience

Author/s Vittorio Gallese, Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2013/2
Language Italian Pages 14 P. 27-40 File size 805 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2013-002005
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In this exciting dynamic of questions and answers, the two authors remember experiences shared with Daniel Stern with some depth and insight about important topics for psychotherapy and neuroscientific research: co-created intersubjectivity, embodied simulation, brain/body process, evidence derived from child observation, implicit relational knowledge, experiences of time and movement, and phenomenology. Both authors are grateful for the theoretical opening and the theoretical and empirical strength of Daniel Stern’s research, his reflections that they consider "ahead of their time", and his courage to enact a dialogue of psychodynamic perspective with a cognitive, physiological and philosophical dimension of experience.

Keywords: Daniel Stern, intersubjectivity, embodied knowledge, phenomenology, neurosciences, movement.

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Vittorio Gallese, Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, Daniel Stern e l’estetica del movimento. Una sfida per le neuroscienze in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 2/2013, pp 27-40, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2013-002005