Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Neuroaesthetics

From the BBC:

Understanding the brain on dance
27 February 2012 Last updated at 23:29 ET

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"How does the brain perceive and interpret beautiful movement?

"This is one of the key questions being asked by scientists at Bangor University who have enlisted the help of a professional dancer in their quest to better understand how our brains process movement and how we learn by observation.

"Dr Emily Cross' research focuses on the relatively new field of science called neuroaesthetics which looks at how the brain perceives artistic endeavours."
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