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Neuroaesthetics: Growing pains of a new discipline

Anjan Chatterjee

in Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732142
eISBN:
9780199918485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732142.003.0066
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Neuroaesthetics is a new field, which is gaining momentum. At this stage of its development, different kinds of writings are regarded as neuroaesthetics. The earliest forays into neuroaesthetics ... More


Musical Preference and Taste in Childhood and Adolescence

David J. Hargreaves, Adrian C. North, and Mark Tarrant

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter looks for regularities in the complex and ever-changing pattern of individual preferences to music, with a particular focus on age ... More


Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics into Focus

Anjan Chatterjee and Eileen Cardilo (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197513620
eISBN:
9780197513651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513620.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuroscience joins the long history of discussions about aesthetics in psychology, philosophy, art history, and the creative arts. In this volume, leading scholars in this nascent field reflect on ... More


Embodiment and the Aesthetic Experience of Images

Vittorio Gallese, David Freedberg, and Maria Alessandra Umiltà

in Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics into Focus

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197513620
eISBN:
9780197513651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513620.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In this chapter, the authors summarize their research in the experimental aesthetics of visual art and cinema, motivated by the following assumptions: (1) vision is more complex than the mere ... More


How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Ellen Winner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book is an examination of what psychologists have discovered about how art works—what it does to us, how we experience art, how we react to it emotionally, how we judge it, and what we learn ... More


Perennial Questions

Ellen Winner

in How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explains the approach of the book: taking puzzling questions about the arts, often posed by philosophers, and examining how psychologists have reframed these questions so that they can ... More


How Art Works

Ellen Winner

in How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The final chapter of this book briefly summarizes what psychologists have learned about how art works—how we experience art. The key questions and contrasting philosophical positions and commonsense ... More


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