Temporal dynamics of neural activity in an integration of visual and contextual information in an esthetic preference task.

@article{Noguchi2013TemporalDO,
  title={Temporal dynamics of neural activity in an integration of visual and contextual information in an esthetic preference task.},
  author={Yasuki Noguchi and Miharu Murota},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={1077-84}
}
While viewing works of art in galleries, we evaluate them by integrating at least two types of information: their visual properties (e.g., colors, symmetry, and proportion) and contextual information accompanying them (e.g., titles and names of artists). How rapidly the brain integrates visual and contextual information of artworks remains to be investigated. Using electroencephalography (EEG), we investigated neural activity when subjects with no professional experience in art viewed images of… CONTINUE READING