Neuroscientist and author VS Ramachandran was interviewed on All In The Mind. (Previous Ramachandran posts on BB here and here.) He's now exploring "aesthetic universals" and how the brain processes art. Ramachandran calls art "visual foreplay before the climax of recognition." Link to Real Audio stream, Link to program page (via Mind Hacks)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.