Degrees of Quality: A Method for Quantifying Aesthetic Impact

  title={Degrees of Quality: A Method for Quantifying Aesthetic Impact},
  author={Duane and Lundy},
  journal={Journal of Psychology Research},
  • Duane, Lundy
  • Published 28 April 2012
  • Art
  • Journal of Psychology Research
An aesthetics rating method facilitating quantitative refinement of individual aesthetic perception was created and applied to a large volume of music works. An exemplar method of concept perception, along with some elements of Thurstone’s attitude scale technique, was combined to create the DLAIRM (Definitive Levels of Aesthetic Impact Rating Method). To enhance individual refinement, one must first become familiar with a maximally wide range of works in a particular aesthetic area that are… 

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