The event threw up common grounds for future research activities. First, there is a considerable interest in using cognitive and neural inspired techniques to help art historians, museum curators, art archiving, art preservation. Secondly, cognitive scientists and neuroscientists are rather open to using art as a special way of accessing the structures of the mind. Third, there are artists who explicitly draw inspiration out of current research on various aspects of the mind. Fourth, during the workshop, a converging methodological paradigm emerged around which more specific efforts could be encouraged.
Keywords: Externalism, externalist approaches to art, aesthetics, art history, neuroaesthetics, neuroart history, psychology, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, fMRI, neuroscience, art preservation, cognitive science, mind, extensionism, aesthetics, art, music, perception, extended space, situated approach, self, externalist