Reduction of Physiological Stress Using Fractal Art and Architecture

@article{Taylor2006ReductionOP,
  title={Reduction of Physiological Stress Using Fractal Art and Architecture},
  author={Richard P. Taylor},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={2006},
  volume={39},
  pages={245-251}
}
The author reviews visual perception studies showing that fractal patterns possess an aesthetic quality based on their visual complexity. Specifically, people display an aesthetic preference for patterns with mid-range fractal dimensions, irrespective of the method used to generate them. The author builds upon these studies by presenting preliminary research indicating that mid-range fractals also affect the observer's physiological condition. The potential for incorporating these fractals into… 
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