Neuroaesthetics: A Coming of Age Story

  title={Neuroaesthetics: A Coming of Age Story},
  author={Anjan Chatterjee},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
Neuroaesthetics is gaining momentum. At this early juncture, it is worth taking stock of where the field is and what lies ahead. Here, I review writings that fall under the rubric of neuroaesthetics. These writings include discussions of the parallel organizational principles of the brain and the intent and practices of artists, the description of informative anecdotes, and the emergence of experimental neuroaesthetics. I then suggest a few areas within neuroaesthetics that might be pursued… CONTINUE READING
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