FROM THE ART DIRECTOR'S DESK
in its new appearance
by Lili Maas
the Neuroendocrinology Letters in its concept with Psychoimmunology
gave birth to the whole new idea of colors, layout, art and
I have chosen the blue color which is the color of visions of
height and deepness of thought. For me this blue color represents
a synthesis between the mind and emotions with its impact on
the human behavior and human feelings which are the objectives
of neuroendocrinological studies.
Journal is enriched with illustrations from different artists
and every piece of art has its symbolic value for the specific
In this issue we have chosen the Embryo as a Symbol of Life,
Encounter and Continuity. This continuity goes even beyond the
life itself and thats why the Statue of a Woman Mourning
is an other aspect of it. The poem of Quasimodo with the Sunset
symbolizes the fragility of human life and the importance of
the awareness of every precious moment of our lives, as well
as the Tree Silhouette against the evening firmament.
and art are indivisible as is the unity of human functions representing
body and mind. It is the feeling of beauty which I want to convey
the beauty of living, the beauty of working, the beauty of the
senses, the intellectual and emotional beauties of everyday
Reading this Journal should not only give one an intellectual
satisfaction. It should give the assurance of meaningfulness
to what we are doing and why....
am looking forward, in this and coming issues, to help find
the answers to the mysterium of the Feu sacré
which is in all of us, sometimes sleeping, sometimes awake,
but always there and always guarding, ready to be awakened through
our wish to participate in the creation.
Art & PR Director