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The measure of facial beauty

Anjan Chatterjee

in The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811809
eISBN:
9780199369546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811809.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The chapter opens with historical examples that drive home the point that most groups make up stories to proclaim their own exceptionality. The earliest attempts to measure beauty, especially with ... More


Deconstructing Scene Selectivity in Visual Cortex

Reza Rajimehr, Shahin Nasr, and Roger Tootell

in Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter examines recent fMRI studies that have reported certain low-level preferences/biases in the scene-responsive areas of visual cortex. It looks at selectivity to low-level visual features ... More


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