Université de Neuchâtel

Art versus amusement: what do photos allow people to do?

Hua, Fan

In: Revue Tranel, 2018, vol. 68, p. 113-119

When discussing the aesthetic reaction, Vygotsky used a formula as an explanation: in a work of art, the form is always in conflict with the content, and the artist always overcomes content with form. Vygotsky unfolded the formula mostly in literature, however, he claimed that the formula can be applied to all other art forms. In this article, Vygotsky's formula is employed to photography....

Université de Fribourg

The absence of the calcium-buffering protein calbindin is associated with faster age-related decline in hippocampal metabolism

Moreno, Herman ; Burghardt, Nesha S. ; Vela-Duarte, Daniel ; Masciotti, James ; Hua, Fan ; Fenton, André A. ; Schwaller, Beat ; Small, Scott A.

In: Hippocampus, 2012, vol. 22, p. 1107-1120

Although reductions in the expression of the calcium-buffering proteins calbindin D-28K (CB) and parvalbumin (PV) have been observed in the aging brain, it is unknown whether these changes contribute to age-related hippocampal dysfunction. To address this issue, we measured basal hippocampal metabolism and hippocampal structure across the lifespan of C57BL/6J, calbindin D-28k knockout (CBKO) and...