Putting reward in art: A tentative prediction error account of visual art

@inproceedings{Cruys2011PuttingRI,
  title={Putting reward in art: A tentative prediction error account of visual art},
  author={Sander Van de Cruys and Johan Wagemans},
  booktitle={i-Perception},
  year={2011}
}
The predictive coding model is increasingly and fruitfully used to explain a wide range of findings in perception. Here we discuss the potential of this model in explaining the mechanisms underlying aesthetic experiences. Traditionally art appreciation has been associated with concepts such as harmony, perceptual fluency, and the so-called good Gestalt. We observe that more often than not great artworks blatantly violate these characteristics. Using the concept of prediction error from the… CONTINUE READING
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