A brain-derived metric for preferred kinetic stimuli

  title={A brain-derived metric for preferred kinetic stimuli},
  author={Semir Zeki and Jonathan Stutters},
  journal={Open Biology},
We here address the question of whether there is any correlation between subjective preference for simple configurations within a specific visual domain such as motion and strength of activity in visual areas in which that domain is emphasized. We prepared several distinctive patterns of dots in motion with various characteristics and asked humans to rate them according to their preference, before and while scanning the activity in their brains with functional magnetic resonance imaging. For… 

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