All is beautiful? Generality vs. specificity of word usage in visual aesthetics.

@article{Augustin2012AllIB,
  title={All is beautiful? Generality vs. specificity of word usage in visual aesthetics.},
  author={M. Dorothee Augustin and Johan Wagemans and Claus-Christian Carbon},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2012},
  volume={139 1},
  pages={187-201}
}
A central problem in the literature on psychological aesthetics is a lack of precision in terminology regarding the description and measurement of aesthetic impressions. The current research project approached the problem of terminology empirically, by studying people's word usage to describe aesthetic impressions. For eight different object classes that are relevant in visual aesthetics, including visual art, landscapes, faces and different design classes, we examined which words people use to… CONTINUE READING

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