The New Two Cultures

Neuroscientist and arts enthusiast Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the divide between scientists and artists, lamented by C P Snow in a lecture nearly 50 years ago.
Fine arts student Maija is confused by the secret code she experiences inside a physics lecture, while quantum physicist Nic grapples with subjectivity in an arts seminar. New psychological tests conclude that scientists and artists think in a fundamentally different way, but is this due to nature or nurture?

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Neuroscientist and arts enthusiast Dr Mark Lythgoe investigates the divide between scientists and artists lamented by CP Snow in a lecture nearly 50 years ago.