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physical~mental

Squiggle Expansion

Only physical, only mental, either physical or mental, both physical and mental, physical changing to mental, mental changing to physical, between physical and mental, either physical nor mental, beyond physical and mental... ~:)

About the Art

"Physical~mental", digital remix of acrylic painting on board of same name, by David Engstrøm, 2005.

David Engstrøm

David Engstrøm

Co-founder of The Metastabilian Movement. Artist ~ Scientist, Musician, Writer and Metastabilian Muse. Ph.D. Neuropharmacology, UCHSC, Denver. Since 1991, Engstrøm has worked with eminent neuroscientist J. A. Scott Kelso to develop a conceptual link between Coordination Dynamics and Complementary Pairs. Kelso and Engstrøm co-wrote the book on the subject, The Complementary Nature (MIT Press, 2006). It presents a novel philosophy of complementary pairs grounded in the science of coordination called Coordination Dynamics. It also introduces a new name and meaning for the '~' text symbol, the squiggle sign, which symbolizes the complementary nature of given pairs of complementary aspects; it also introduces the The Squiggle Sense to mean a psychological sixth sense of The Complementary Nature.

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